University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Photo Quiz #4

Compiled by Justin Risma, MD





Q22: Name two findings.

A22: 1. Epicapsular stars (tiny, stellate, pigmented opacities on the anterior lens capsule).
2. Persistent pupillary membrane.

Q23: What is the etiology?

A23: Both are remnants of the tunica vasculosa lentis, a vascular network that surrounds the lens during embryogenesis.

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last updated: 08/03/2015
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