Peters plus syndrome
- Krause-Kivlin syndrome
- Peters anomaly with short limb dwarfism
- 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. Click on the link to view the article on this topic.