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Revista Cubana de Oftalmología

Print version ISSN 0864-2176On-line version ISSN 1561-3070


LABRADA RODRIGUEZ, Yunia H; RODRIGUEZ VALENCIANO, Carmen  and  HORNIA PALACIO, Mayra. Heredity in primary open-angle glaucoma in the province of Las Tunas. Rev Cubana Oftalmol [online]. 2000, vol.13, n.2. ISSN 0864-2176.

Results of a study carried out in 72 patients presenting with open-angle primary glaucoma and their relatives are presented. Families were grouped according to inheritance pattern, and type of inheritance with personal pathologic backgrounds, age and sex were related. There was 50 % of families with indefinite inheritance pattern, 25 % with autosomal dominant pattern, and 25 % with autosomal recessive

Keywords : GLAUCOMA OPEN-ANGLE [genetics].

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