Staphyloma

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Presentation

Headache since 3 months. Came for brain imaging.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Male
CT

Incidental staphyloma

Case Discussion

Staphyloma is the term given to an eye whose sclero-uveal coats are stretched (also known as ectasia). This most commonly occurs posteriorly, although anterior staphyloma also is recognized.

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Case information

rID: 4399
Published: 19th Aug 2008
Last edited: 22nd Oct 2015
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