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Non Infectious
Kayser Fleischer ring in patient with Wilson's disease.

  • Copper deposition ring.
  • Seen as ocular manifestation of Wilson's disease.
  • Clinical features:
    • Asymptomatic
    • Signs:
      • Golden-brown, orange or grayish ring of copper deposits at the level of Descemet's membrane
      • Located in corneal periphery, which initially appears as thin crescent deposits at 12 to 6 o'clock and may eventually form a complete ring
  • May regress or disappear when the systemic condition is well treated.

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