University of Iowa Health Care

Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: Andrew Doan, MD, PhD, University of Iowa

Category: Cornea

Posterior embryotoxon

posterior embryotoxon

Present in 10-15% of the normal population. Occurs in Axenfeld-Rieger Syndrome. This is an anteriorly displaced and prominent Schwalbe's line.

Creative Commons License
Ophthalmic Atlas Images by, The University of Iowa are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

last updated: 02-08-2008
Share this page: