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Surgical treatment and histopathology of a symptomatic free-floating primary pigment epithelial iris cyst in the anterior vitreous.
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PMID:  22224028     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report the surgical removal of an iris pigment epithelial cyst that was floating freely in the posterior chamber of an 18-month-old child. The reason for surgical removal was disturbance in near vision secondary to the movement of the cyst across the visual axis. Visual disturbance secondary to a unilateral anterior vitreous iris cyst at this age is a rare presentation and, to the best of our knowledge, has not been reported previously as an indication for surgery. We performed histopathological study of the cyst aspirate to determine its contents and its possible origin.
Authors:
Eman Al-Kahtani; Hind M Alkatan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Middle East African journal of ophthalmology     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0975-1599     ISO Abbreviation:  Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-06     Completed Date:  2012-10-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101521797     Medline TA:  Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  331-2     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Ophthalmology, King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
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