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Coloboma of optic nerve head

Case contributed by Dr Hamdy Mohammed Ibrahim


Abnormal color appearing in the right pupil with inadequate response to light noted by the mother.

Patient Data

Age: 1 year
Gender: Male

The optic head of the right globe is deficient in keeping with a coloboma. Normal left globe.

Case Discussion

Optic head coloboma is a deficiency of the optic disc with the outpouching filled by vitreous. 

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Case information

rID: 53370
Published: 15th May 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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