leukocoria

(redirected from leucocorea)

leu·ko·co·ri·a

, leukokoria (lū'kō-kō'rē-ă, lū'kō-kō'rē-ă),
Reflection from a white mass within the eye giving the appearance of a white pupil.
[leuko- white, + G. korē, pupil]

leukocoria

[lo̅o̅′kōkor′ē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, leukos, white + korē, pupil
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Leukocoria
A white reflection seen through the pupil in
(1) Retinoblastoma—due to the tumoural deformity of the fundus
(2) End-stage retrolental fibroplasia—caused by a flattened to nodular scarred white retrolental membrane that is nonreactive to light; salvage of vision in either is rare, and is accompanied by persistent anterior persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous humour, due to non-involution of foetal hyaloid artery and accompanying fibrovascular tissue
(3) Visceral larva migrans, due to Toxocara spp

leu·ko·co·ri·a

, leukokoria (lū'kō-kōr'ē-ă)
Reflection from a white mass within the eye giving the appearance of a white pupil.
[leuko- white, + G. korē, pupil]

leukocoria

A condition characterized by a whitish reflex within the pupil. It is secondary to cataract, Coats' disease, retinoblastoma, retrolental fibroplasia, persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous, etc. Syn. white pupil; white pupillary reflex. Note: also spelt leucocorea, leukocorea or leukokoria. See Norrie's disease.

leukocoria

a white pupil.