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What's your diagnosis?

Aug 22, 2018
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Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous. The posterior portion of the retained and proliferated fetal vitreous is attached to the optic nerve head. Anteriorly these patients have a whitish mass occupying the posterior aspect of the lens and dragging the ciliary processes towards the lens. 

Source: Usatine RP, Sabella C, Smith M, Mayeaux EJ, Jr., Chumley HS, Appachi E. The Color Atlas of Pediatrics; 2015.

Leah Carton

Editorial Coordinator , McGraw-Hill Education

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