polycoria


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polycoria

 [pol″e-kor´e-ah]
more than one pupil in an eye.

pol·y·co·ri·a

(pol'ē-kō'rē-ă),
The presence of two or more pupils in one iris.
[poly- + G. korē, pupil]

polycoria

/poly·co·ria/ (-kor´e-ah)
1. more than one pupil in an eye.
2. the deposit of reserve material in an organ or tissue so as to produce enlargement.

pol·y·co·ri·a

(pol'ē-kōr'ē-ă)
The presence of two or more pupils in one iris.
[poly- + G. korē, pupil]

polycoria

More than one pupillary opening in a single iris.

polycoria 

Anomaly characterized by the presence of two or more pupils in one iris. This condition may be produced by hypoplasia or hyperplasia of the iris stroma or by surgical or accidental trauma. Depending upon the location of the extra pupil, vision may be affected. See corectopia; monocular diplopia.

polycoria

more than one pupil in an eye.
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Polycoria (multiple pupils) can be congenital or acquired as a result of trauma, iris atrophy or inflammation
2) Rieger described the patients with congenital iris abnormalities including iris hypoplasia, corectopia and polycoria as Rieger anomaly which in case associates with systemic findings such as dental, facial bone defects, umbilical, pituitary abnormalities, termed as Rieger Syndrome.
Correctopia, polycoria, ectropion uveae, posterior embryotoxon, and increased intraocular pressure are common ophthalmologic findings with ARS.
Posterior polymorphous dystrophy with polycoria and corectopia.
Congenital nonattachment of the retina with hydrophthalmia, hypoplastic vitreous body and true polycoria.
Rieger described patients with congenital iris abnormalities including iris hypoplasia, corectopia, and polycoria, now referred as rieger anomaly, in 1935(2).
Polycoria (multiple pupils) can also be congenital, or a result of trauma, segmental iris atrophy or inflammation.