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A 23-year-old man with a cystic iris lesion
Digital Journal of Ophthalmology 2008
Volume 14, Number 15
August 1, 2008
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Glenn W. Thompson | William Beaumont Hospital
Steven P. Dunn | Michigan Cornea Consultants
Differential Diagnosis
Iris inclusion cyst secondary to traumatic ruptured globe is the most likely diagnosis given the rapid progression and appearance. Other far less likely diagnoses might include proliferation of iris melanocytes following the trauma, or other types of retrocorneal membranes, such as fibrous metaplasia of the corneal endothelium.(1)