heterochromia iridis


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heterochromia

 [het″er-o-kro´me-ah]
diversity of color in a part normally of one color.
heterochromia i´ridis difference in color of the iris in the two eyes, or in different areas in the same iris.

het·er·o·chro·mi·a ir·i·dis

, heterochromia of iris [MIM*142500]
a difference in coloration of the irides. See: binocular heterochromia.

heterochromia iridis

[het′ər·ōkrō′mē·ə ī′ridis]
Etymology: Gk, heteros, different + chroma, color + iris, rainbow
difference of color in the two irides or in different areas of the same iris.

heterochromia

diversity of color in a part normally of one color.

heterochromia iridis
difference in color of the iris in the two eyes, or in different areas in the same iris. May occur with extraocular pigmentary defects. See also walleye (3).
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Heterochromia iridis is common in congenital Horner's syndrome.
INTRODUCTION: Waardenburg syndrome is a bunch of hereditary conditions characterized by lateral displacement of the medial canthi combined with dystopia of lacrimal puncta and blepharophimosis, prominent broad nasal root, hypertrichosies of medial part of the eyebrows, white forelock, heterochromia iridis and deaf mutism.