Brushfield spots


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Brush·field spots

(brŭsh'fēld),
light-colored condensations of the surface of the mid-iris; seen in Down syndrome.

Brush·field spots

(brŭsh'fēld spots)
Light-colored condensations of the surface of the mid-iris; seen in Down syndrome.

Brushfield,

Thomas, English physician, 1858-1937.
Brushfield spots - light-colored condensations of the surface of the mid-iris; seen in Down syndrome.
Brushfield-Wyatt disease - a familial disorder characterized by unilateral nevus, contralateral hemiplegia, hemianopia, cerebral angioma, and mental retardation. Synonym(s): nevoid amentia
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Ocular features may include prominent epicanthal folds, Brushfield spots on the iris (a ring of tiny white depigmentation spots around the iris which may occasionally be seen in people without Down syndrome), congenital or early onset cataracts, keratoconus, accommodative weakness and a significantly increased incidence of refractive error and strabismus.
Although the existence of Brushfield spots help identify Down's syndrome, they do not alter vision in any way.