Optic nerve coloboma with staphyloma
Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD
Photographer: Randy Verdick, FOPS
Colobomas of the optic nerve result from incomplete closure of the embryonic fissure during development of the eye. They may be associated with colobomas of the choroid, retina, or iris.
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