Atlas of Ophthalmology

Morning Glory Disc Anomaly

Morning Glory Disc Anomaly
This congenitally anomalous disc has features of both the morning glory disc anomaly and peripapillary staphyloma. The central glial tuft, the radially-disposed vessels, and the peripapillary pigmentary disturbance are all consistent with the morning glory disc anomaly. At the same time, the disc is relatively well-defined, and it appears to reside at the bottom of a deep, cup-shaped ectasia, features that are suggestive of a peripapillary staphyloma.
Wollensak, Josef, Prof. Dr. med., Univ.-Augenklinik, Berlin, Germany
Q14.22
Optic Nerve -> Congenital Anomalies (Abnormalities) -> Morning Glory Disc Anomaly
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