Phthisis bulbi

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi


On ophthalmologic exam, a micro cornea was seen.

Patient Data

Age: 15 years
Gender: Female

Small, atrophic, and disorganized left eye globe is noted that shows dystrophic calcification. The lens is not clearly visualized.
The right globe shows normal size and position with normal ocular contents. The right lens is intact.

Case Discussion

Phthisis bulbi also called end-stage eye, is an atrophic and disorganized globe that is non-functional. This may result from a variety of ocular insults.

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Case information

rID: 90562
Published: 21st Jun 2021
Last edited: 24th Jun 2021
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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