Your browser does not support javascript:   Search for gard hereSearch for news-and-events here.

Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Peters plus syndrome


Other Names for this Disease
  • Peters anomaly with short limb dwarfism
  • Krause-Kivlin syndrome
  • Krause-van Schooneveld-Kivlin syndrome
Related Diseases
  • Congenital disorder of glycosylation with developmental anomaly
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.

Treatment

Newline Maker

What treatment is available for Peters plus syndrome?

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 [1]:

  • 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.[1]

Agents, like corticosteroids, should be avoided, as they increase the risk of glaucoma.[1]

Last updated: 8/10/2009

References
  1. 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.


GARD Video Tutorial

  • Finding Treatment Information - A video developed by GARD Information Specialists that explains how you can find information about treatment for a rare disease.

    Finding Treatment Information

Management Guidelines

  • 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.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Peters anomaly with short limb dwarfism
  • Krause-Kivlin syndrome
  • Krause-van Schooneveld-Kivlin syndrome
Related Diseases
  • Congenital disorder of glycosylation with developmental anomaly
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.