Martini glass sign

The Martini glass sign describes the appearance of the globe in persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV).

On MRI the retrolenticular tissue characteristic of this condition has a triangular shape, like that of a martini glass appearing as low T2 signal against the normal high T2 signal of the globe 1.

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rID: 52077
System: Head & Neck
Section: Signs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:

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