corectopia


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corectopia

 [kor″ek-to´pe-ah]
abnormal location of the pupil of the eye.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cor·ec·to·pi·a

(kōr'ek-tō'pē-ă),
Eccentric location of the pupil so that it is not in the center of the iris.
[G. korē, pupil, + ektopos, out of place]
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cor·ec·to·pi·a

(kōr'ek-tō'pē-ă)
Eccentric location of the pupil so that it is not in the center of the iris.
[G. korē, pupil, + ektopos, out of place]
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corectopia

Positioning of the pupil other than in the centre of the iris.
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corectopia 

A condition in which the pupil is not situated in the centre of the iris. It may occur as a result of iris melanoma, ocular surgery (e.g. trabeculectomy), trauma or from a congenital defect (e.g. coloboma). Syn. ectopia pupillae. See luxation of the lens.
Millodot: Dictionary of Optometry and Visual Science, 7th edition. © 2009 Butterworth-Heinemann
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The lens was ordered with an opaque iris design with a small, offset pupil to mirror his acquired corectopia and eliminate his monocular diplopia (2mm pupil decentered by 2mm infero-nasal as measured with the slit lamp).
Her past ocular history was remarkable for anisometropia and congenital corectopia in the left eye.
Slit lamp examination OD OS Conjunctiva Normal color Severe congestion Sclera White, silent eye Dilated episcleral vessels Cornea Transparent, normal Mild epithelial edema, no thickness, no KP KP AC Absent in periphery, normal depth in the center; cellular Tyndall= [empty set] Iris "Iris bombe", fine IPS/ 360*; atrophic iris stroma, multiple rolling folds near the iris scleral insertion, supero-temportal rotation of the entire iris (Figure 1) Pupil Medium mydriasis, not reflex, pupillary diameter = 4 mm, mild corectopia (supero-temporal) Lens Normally positioned, transparent Lacrimal Normal Intense hyperlacrimation adnexa Abbreviations: AC--anterior chamber, KP--keratic precipitates, PIS-- peripheral iris synechiae Table 2.
iris holes and corectopia in combination with the findings of the Axenfeld anomaly.
Although MMC significantly reduced the rate of pterygium recurrence, severe complications such as corneal oedema, corneal perforation, scleral calcification, corectopia, iritis, sudden onset mature cataract, severe secondary glaucoma, incapacitating photophobia, and pain were also reported8.
Forty patients 90.9% had round, reactive to light pupils, without Marcus Gunn; 3 patients (6.8%) had sluggish pupillary reaction; and a patient (2.3%) had corectopia.
Common anterior segment abnormalities include [3-5] iris hypoplasia, corectopia, polycoria, iridocorneal adhesions, posterior embryotoxon, and glaucoma.
(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.
* Ectopic pupil, also known as corectopia, causes an abnormally shaped pupil.
Rieger described patients with congenital iris abnormalities including iris hypoplasia, corectopia, and polycoria, now referred as rieger anomaly, in 1935(2).