Peters plus syndrome
- Peters anomaly with short limb dwarfism
- Krause-Kivlin syndrome
- Krause-van Schooneveld-Kivlin syndrome
- Congenital disorder of glycosylation with developmental anomaly
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Treatment varies from person to person and is based on the extent of the disease. Once a person has been diagnosed with Peters plus syndrome, the following evaluations are recommended :
- Eye examination
- Growth hormone testing
- Developmental assessment
- Heart examination
- Kidney examination
- Head examination
- Thyroid testing
- Hearing assessment
Assessment by a ophthalmologist every three months or as indicated is recommended as well as regular developmental assessments.
Agents, like corticosteroids, should be avoided, as they increase the risk of glaucoma.
- Peters Plus Syndrome. GeneReviews. October 8, 2007; http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/bookshelf/br.fcgi?book=gene&part=peters-plus. Accessed 3/9/2009.
- Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.
- GeneReviews provides current, expert-authored, peer-reviewed, full-text articles describing the application of genetic testing to the diagnosis, management, and genetic counseling of patients with specific inherited conditions.