Staphyloma - posterior

Case contributed by Dr Prashant Gupta


Non-specific headache

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male

Scleral thinning with bulging of ocular coats. Note the increased AP diameter.

Case Discussion

Scleral thinning is seen away from the optic nerve head (hence not a coloboma). Staphyloma is a common finding in patients with myopia.

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Case information

rID: 17154
Published: 21st Mar 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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