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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Matthew Ward, MD, The University of Iowa

Category: Cataract

Temporal iris and lens coloboma associated with cataract

temporal iris and lens coloboma

Image Comments

This patient presented with a temporal anterior segment coloboma in his right eye. This is unusual as colobomas are typically inferonasal, where the optic fissure fails to close completely during development.

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last updated: 07-20-2012
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