Rubeosis Iridis Resulting from Agenesis of the Internal Carotid Artery: A Case Report
Yuuji Gyotoku, Takahiro Kawaji* , Masaru Inatani, Mikiko Fukushima, Hidenobu Tanihara
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2008
First Page: 165
Last Page: 166
Publisher Id: TOOPHTJ-2-165
Article History:Received Date: 14/10/2008
Revision Received Date: 8/11/2008
Acceptance Date: 28/11/2008
Electronic publication date: 5/12/2008
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We report a case of rubeosis iridis resulting from agenesis of the internal carotid artery. Agenesis of the internal carotid artery is a rare congenital anomaly, and most patients do remain asymptomatic, but we should realize that this condition may lead to ocular ischemic changes, the result being rubeosis iridis.