Phthisis bulbi (bilateral)

Case contributed by Dr Ian Bickle


Blind patient. Found on floor. Intracranial haemorrhage?

Patient Data

Age: 75 years
Gender: Female

The globes of both eyes are small in volume and heavily calcified.

Age-related involutional change.

No hemorrhage or extra-axial collection.

Case Discussion

Phthisis bulbi is an atrophic scarred and disorganized globe that may result from a variety of severe ocular insults.  It's rarely observed bilaterally.

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Case information

rID: 61226
Published: 25th Jun 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Tag: ripas2
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