Primary Congenital Glaucoma - Glaucoma
Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness in the world and the leading cause of blindness among African Americans. Primary congenital glaucoma (PCG) is the most common childhood glaucoma. A notable subtype, newborn PCG, may often have the most severe and clinically challenging expression. Mutations in the CYP1B1 gene are responsible for >50% of cases in some populations.
Last Update: March 2018