focal retention of lens fibers that have undergone proliferative and degenerative changes surrounded by lens capsular fragments seen after extracapsular cataract extraction.
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Cystic growth of lens epithelial cells on the posterior lens capsule following extracapsular cataract surgery. The cell clumps look like pearls or soap bubbles.
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Elschnig,Anton, German ophthalmologist, 1863-1939.
Elschnig capsular forceps
Elschnig cataract knife
Elschnig corneal knife
Elschnig cyclodialysis spatula
Elschnig extrusion needle
Elschnig eye spoon
Elschnig lens scoop
Elschnig lid retractor
Elschnig pearls - the proliferated anterior capsule of the lens of the eye after surgical capsulotomy or injury.
Elschnig pterygium knife
Elschnig spots - isolated choroidal bright yellow or red spots with black pigment flecks at their borders, seen by ophthalmoscope in advanced hypertensive retinopathy.
Elschnig syndrome - ocular deformities often associated with cleft palate.
Koerber-Salus-Elschnig syndrome - Synonym(s): Parinaud I syndrome
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