Home Search
 

Cornea & External Diseases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

Copyright © 2003 Digital Reference of Ophthalmology. All rights reserved. All material published on this website is the property of Digital Reference of Ophthalmology and cannot be duplicated without permission.
Home Search Home Search