absolute glaucoma

the final stage of glaucoma characterized by pain in the eye and blindness.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Glaucoma — Classification and external resources Acute angle closure glaucoma of the right eye. Note the mid sized pupil, which was nonreactive to light, and injection of the conjunctiva. ICD 10 …   Wikipedia

  • glaucoma absoluto — Eng. Absolute glaucoma Estadio final del glaucoma en el que existe amaurosis, ojo duro debido a la elevada tensión intraocular y dolor …   Diccionario de oftalmología

  • glaucoma consummatum — absolute g …   Medical dictionary

  • Glaucoma — An eye condition in which the fluid pressure inside the eyes rises because of slowed fluid drainage from the eye. Untreated, it may damage the optic nerve and other parts of the eye, causing vision loss or even blindness. Two million Americans… …   Medical dictionary

  • Cataract — A clouding of the lens of the eye. The normally clear aspirin sized lens of the eye starts to become cloudy. The result is much like smearing grease over the lens of a camera. It impairs normal vision. There are many causes of cataracts including …   Medical dictionary

  • microaneurysm — Focal dilation of retinal capillaries occurring in diabetes mellitus, retinal vein obstruction, and absolute glaucoma, or of arteriolocapillary junctions in many organs in thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura. * * * mi·cro·an·eu·r …   Medical dictionary

  • Glaukom — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 H40 Glaukom …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Glaucom — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 H40 Glaukom …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Glaukoma — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 H40 Glaukom …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Grüne Star — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 H40 Glaukom …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.