University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Matt Ward, MD, University of Iowa

Category: Cornea

Fleischer ring in keratoconus

Fleischer ring in keratoconus

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This is a 26 year old male patient with keratoconus demonstrating a prominent Fleischer ring around the base of the cone. Other typical signs are also seen including Vogt's striae in the center and stromal scarring at the apex from episodes of hydrops.

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last updated: 07-17-2012
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