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Axenfeld-Rieger syndrome


Other Names for this Disease

  • Goniodysgenesis hypodontia
  • Iridogoniodysgenesis with somatic anomalies
  • Rieger syndrome
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  • I have Axenfeld-Rieger syndrome.  My symptoms include dislocated pupils and very high astigmatism with a detaching lens. I recently learned that a flattened mid-face, missing teeth, and mid section anomalies are also symptoms of this disorder.  I would like to start a family; however I would first like to learn more about the chances of passing this on to my future children and the likelihood that their condition would be more serious than my own.  Also, the lens in one of my eyes is detaching and migrating away from my displaced pupil.  Is this a common effect of the disease? Can it be treated? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Goniodysgenesis hypodontia
  • Iridogoniodysgenesis with somatic anomalies
  • Rieger syndrome
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.