Abstract Primary iris cysts are unusual ocular abnormalities that may be congenital. We describe a primary iris cyst associated with an iris nevus that spontaneously collapsed within a 1-year followup period. Report of a Case. —A 13-year-old white boy was seen on February 21, 1989, for evaluation of a pigmented iris lesion. The patient had no previous history of ocular surgery or trauma and had not been receiving topical medications. Visual acuity was 20/20 OU. Intraocular pressures and dilated fundus examination results were normal. Slit-lamp examination of the right eye was unremarkable. Slit-lamp examination of the left eye revealed a flat, pigmented lesion occupying a portion of the nasal iris. A focal area of increased pigmentation was present in the adjacent anterior chamber angle by gonioscopy. A round, pigmented iris cyst extending from the References 1. Shields JA, Kline MW, Augsburger JJ. Primary iris cysts: a review of the literature and report of 62 cases . Br J Ophthalmol . 1984;68:152-166.Crossref 2. Duke-Elder S. Diseases of the Uvea: System of Ophthalmology . St Louis, Mo: CV Mosby Co; 1974:762. 3. Sihota R, Tiwari HK, Azad RV, Khosla PK. Photocoagulation of large iris cysts . Ann Ophthalmol . 1988;20:470-472.
Archives of Ophthalmology – American Medical Association
Published: Jan 1, 1991
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