Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Bilateral leukocoria.

Patient Data

Age: 6 months
Gender: Male


Right globe demonstrates a heterogenous structure filling the anterior segment of the viterous body with an echogenic band extending posteriorly to the optic disc. Arterial blood flow is seen within by color Doppler.

Left globe demonstrates an echogenic band in the posterior segment of the vitreous body in contact with the optic disc.

Case Discussion

The clinical presentation and ultrasound features are most consistent of bilateral persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous, more conspicuous on the right globe.

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Case information

rID: 71013
Published: 14th Sep 2019
Last edited: 15th Sep 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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