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What is the mechanism of acute closed angle glaucoma formation?

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What is the mechanism of acute closed angle glaucoma formation?

(A) Degeneration and obstruction of the trabecular mesh work.
(B) Abrupt closure of the angle between the cornea and iris.
(C) Central artery embolism.
(D) Inflammation of optic nerve. 

 

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"In patients with open-angle glaucoma, there is increased resistance to aqueous outflow through the trabecular meshwork. In contrast, the access to the drainage pathways is obstructed typically by their is in patients with angle-closure glaucoma"

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4523637/

 

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answered Sep 9, 2017 by anonymous
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