Cogan-Reese syndrome is a clinical variant of iridocorneal endothelial (ICE) syndrome (see this term) characterized by variable iris atrophy, pigmented and. This variant of ICE syndrome is distinguised by its Cogan-Reese sub-type of ICE syndrome. A YEAR-OLD woman was first diagnosed as having iridocorneal endothelial syndrome in She underwent a trabeculectomy in Photographs first.

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Corneal decompensation can similarly be treated with surgery when medical management fails. Series of 7 cases] J Fr Ophthalmol. ICE syndrome synrome considered sporadic in presentation, with no consistent association to other ocular or systemic disease, and familial cases have been very rare.

Trabeculectomy is commonly performed, but the success rates are poor and many patients The patient had further corneal decompensation and underwent descemet stripping automated endothelial keratoplasty 1 month after these photos were taken. Brisk, reactive to light OS: Patients require a full ophthalmic work-up, with assessment of visual acuity and refractive error, intraocular pressure, and slit-lamp examination, dilated fundus examination, and gonioscopic examination.

Additionally, the two differ on specular microscopy testing.

The matted appearance of the iris and development of nodules on the iris distinguish Cogan-Reese syndrome from the other iridocorneal endothelial syndromes. Corneal clarity is often compromised in Cogan-Reese patients. Sign in to download free article PDFs Sign in to access your subscriptions Sign in to your personal account. Create syndroe free personal account to download free article PDFs, sign up for alerts, and more. Register for email alerts with links feese free full-text articles Access PDFs of free articles Manage your interests Save searches and receive search alerts.


Contraction of this tissue within the angle and on the iris results in the high peripheral anterior synechiae PAS and iris changes characteristic of ICE syndrome. Patients tended to be women in middle age.

Cogan-Reese Syndrome: A Rare Case of Unilateral Glaucoma

Pathology of the iridocorneal-endothelial syndrome. A family history usually shows no other affected family members. The optic disc of the left eye had a cup of 0. User Username Password Remember me.

Material for histological study reeze available from ten patients and showed a nonmalignant diffuse nevus of the anterior surface of the iris. Scattered non-specific depression, otherwise full.

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Cogan-Reese Syndrome

Consistent with Cogan-Reese syndrome, there were multiple fine nodules arrow distributed over the inferior degrees of the iris. Iris Nevus Cogan-Reese Syndrome: However, since these disorders all affect the eye and some of their symptoms overlap, it may be difficult to distinguish between them.


The abnormal endothelial cells in ICE syndrome are thought to have a toxic effect on neighboring healthy syndro,e, thus explaining the progressive nature of the disease [6]. Many had corneal edema, and all had changes in the iris consisting of one or more of the following: Intraocular pressure was 14mmHg in the right eye ccogan 46mmHg in the left eye.

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Enroll in the Residents and Fellows contest. Check this box if you wish to receive a copy of your message. The dysregulation and metaplasia of the corneal endothelial cells are likely due to the downregulation of cell cycle regulators, specifically cyclin dependent kinases, in the corneal endothelium [5]. Transmission and Scanning Electron Microscopic examination of these cells has demonstrated a population of well-differentiated cells with epithelial features such as desmosomes, tonofilaments, and microvilli.

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Unfortunately, this often fails to adequately control intraocular pressure due to progressive obstruction of the trabecular meshwork.

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