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.
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(2) Waardenburg syndrome: Type I, wide bridge of the nose, lateral displacement of the inner canthus, pigmentary disturbance of frontal white blaze of hair, heterochromia iridis, white eye lashes, leukoderma, cochlear deafness, and spina bifida.
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.
Okulare Paresen im Symptomenbilde des "Status dysraphicus", zugleich ein Beitrag zur Atiologie der Sympathikusparese (Horner-Syndrom und Heterochromia iridis).