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Non Infectious
Iris Mammillations

  • A rare condition
  • Usually unilateral and occurs sporadic
  • Clinical features:
    • Symptoms:
      • Asymptomatic
      • May cause increased intraocular pressure
    • Signs:
      • Distinctive smooth conical and villiform (tiny nipple-like) elevations with uniform height and a regularly spaced arrangement
      • Overlie areas of hyperpigmented iris
      • May partially or totally cover the anterior surface of the iris
  • Has been associated with oculodermal melanosis
  • May sometimes be confused with iris nodules seen in neurofibromatosis 1

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