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Senile calcific scleral plaques

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Headache. Incidental finding on CT brain.

Patient Data

Age: 75 year old
Gender: Male

Bilateral calcific scleral foci seen at anterior sclera at the level of the lens.

Case Discussion

Senile calcific scleral plaques are usually asymptomatic incidental finding.

The calcfic plaques usually occur just anterior to the insertion of the horizontal (medial & lateral recti muscles), at the level of the lens.

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Case information

rID: 29844
Published: 26th Jun 2014
Last edited: 20th Nov 2020
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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