EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology
Contributor: William Charles Caccamise, Sr, MD, Retired Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
*Dr. Caccamise has very generously shared his images of patients taken while operating during the "eye season" in rural India as well as those from his private practice during the 1960's and 1970's. Many of his images are significant for their historical perspective and for techniques and conditions seen in settings in undeveloped areas.
Brushfield's spots in a normal adult
" Spots, Brushfield's: Speckled iris. Little white spots that(are)slightly elevated on the surface of the iris and are arranged in a ring concentric with the pupil. These spots occur in normal children but are far more frequent in Down's syndrome (trisomy 21). They were described in 1924 by Thomas Brushfield and are due to aggregation of a normal iris element (connective tissue)." Reference: medterms.com: Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms.
Papilloma of lid margin. Also Brushfield iris spots in a normal adult female.
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