Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kumamoto University, 1-1-1 Honjo, Kumamoto 860-8556, Japan
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.
Keywords: Rubeosis iridis, agenesis of the internal carotid artery, glaucoma, trabeculectomy.
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