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Management of persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous by pars plana vitrectomy.
  1. G A Peyman,
  2. D R Sanders and
  3. K C Nagpal


    Two children with persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV) underwent vitrectomy and lensectomy via the pars plana to remove the fibrovascular stalk. Postoperatively the eyes were quiet, only a slight vitreous haze obscured the fundus view in the immediate postoperative period, and the stumps of the stalks retracted. Early surgical treatment of PHPV may prevent later serious complications.

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