Definition: 'Persistent Anterior Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous'
persistent anterior hyperplastic primary vitreousType: Term
1. a unilateral congenital abnormality occurring in full-term infants; characterized by a retrolental fibrovascular membrane formed by persistent primary vitreous with remnants of the hyaloid artery and tunica vasculosa lentis; associated with leukokoria, microphthalmos, shallow anterior chamber, and elongated ciliary processes.
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