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Persistent Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous

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Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous
Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous is a rare congenital developmental anomaly of the eye that results following failure of the embryological, primary vitreous and hyaloid vasculature to regress. It can be present in three forms: purely anterior, purely posterior and a combination of both.

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