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Acute angle closed glaucoma - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXXXXX
User :   i have a case that i just need you to confirm
User :   if that is okay with you
Doctor :   ok
User :   Mr. XXXXXX entered the emergency room complaining that in the last couple of days he has experienced rapid deterioration of his vision and this has been accompanied by nausea and vomiting. he complains of decreased visual acuity, seeing halos around lights, sensitivity to light and pain in and around his eyes. when you examine his eyes you notice that his pupils are moderately dilated and nonreactive to light and his corneas and cloudy. he also exhibits redness around his corneas
User :   i suspect that this is acute angle closed glaucoma
User :   however i would like your expert advice
User :   i would also like to know how you would treat this
Doctor :   Yes it acute angle closed glaucoma
Doctor :   It an emergency
User :   why do you believe so? just your reasoning
Doctor :   please visit ER
User :   will do
User :   what made you think that though
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