Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous

Case contributed by Dr Ali Abougazia

Presentation

Left leukocoria.

Patient Data

Age: 3
Gender: Male
MRI

MRI BRAIN

The left eye globe is small in size with non-definition of its lens. A V-shaped structure is seen extending from the site of the lens, through the vitreous humerus (which shows high signal intensity in all sequences) till the optic nerve head. 

Case Discussion

These findings are typical of persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous (PHPV).

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Case information

rID: 32639
Case created: 7th Dec 2014
Last edited: 5th Oct 2015
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