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Juvenile-onset normal tension glaucoma from chronic, recurrent low cerebrospinal fluid pressure.

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Introduction

The evidence for low cerebrospinal fluid pressure (CSFP) as a key parameter in the pathogenesis of glaucoma is increasing. Primate models have demonstrated the onset normal tension glaucoma (NTG) from experimentally induced chronic intrathecal hypotension; an approach not possible in human subjects.

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A 27-year-old man presented with a central scotoma in his left eye. He had undergone 8 CSF shunt revision procedures over a 25-year peri...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1097/IJG.0000000000000455

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Merton College
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neurosciences
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Publisher:
Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Glaucoma Journal website
Volume:
25
Issue:
8
Pages:
e738-e740
Publication date:
2016-08-15
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ISSN:
1536-481X and 1057-0829
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pubs:629522
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uri:0a0fc861-fdb9-422a-9c39-35a51b8db347
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uuid:0a0fc861-fdb9-422a-9c39-35a51b8db347
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pubs:629522

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