Wednesday, March 2, 2016

Lisch nodules in a patient with NF-1

A. Multiple tan or pale brown dome-shaped nodules on surface of iris of patient with NF-1. Lisch nodules occur in nearly all affected adults with neurofibrosis, type 1. B. Focus of partially pigmented cells rests on anterior iridic surface. Lisch nodules are melanocytic hamartomas.

From: Eagle, Ralph C. Jr.. Eye Pathology: An Atlas and Text. Second Edition (2011). Page 20.

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