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Persistent primary vitreous

Case contributed by Dr Jeremy Jones

Presentation

Micro-opthalmia and leukocoria.

Patient Data

Age: 3 months
Gender: Male
Ultrasound

The right globe is small and contains a complex lesion with a vascular stalk that connects it to the posterior internal surface of the globe.

Case Discussion

The right orbit is small (microphthalmia) and contains a complex central lesion in the anterior portion of the vitreous. It is connected to the midline posterior globe by a vascular stalk.

Features are of persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous.

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Case information

rID: 22734
Published: 19th Apr 2013
Last edited: 18th Dec 2019
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