Phthisis bulbi

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Patient Data

Gender: Male

The left globe is small and calcified consistent with incidental phthisis bulbi.

Case Discussion

Phthisis bulbi, also known as end-stage eye, is an atrophic scarred and disorganized globe that may result from a variety of severe ocular insults. Dystrophic calcification is common.

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Case information

rID: 3566
Published: 26th May 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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