angle-closure glaucoma

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Related to narrow-angle glaucoma: Open angle glaucoma
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Noun1.angle-closure glaucoma - glaucoma in which the iris blocks the outflow of aqueous humorangle-closure glaucoma - glaucoma in which the iris blocks the outflow of aqueous humor; "closed-angle glaucoma can cause a rapid buildup of high intraocular pressure that results in permanent visual damage in a couple of days"
glaucoma - an eye disease that damages the optic nerve and impairs vision (sometimes progressing to blindness); "contrary to popular belief, glaucoma is not always caused by elevated intraocular pressure"
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