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Year : 2022  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 304

Iris stromal cyst: With a fluid debris level

Department of Retina and Vitreous, Al-Salama Eye Hospital, Kozhikode, Kerala, India

Date of Web Publication07-Jan-2022

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DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_2451_20

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Ranjith P C. Iris stromal cyst: With a fluid debris level. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2022;2:304

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Ranjith P C. Iris stromal cyst: With a fluid debris level. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Jan 16];2:304. Available from: https://www.ijoreports.in/text.asp?2022/2/1/304/334935

An asymptomatic 35-year-old female presented with 6/6, N6 vision, and a white lesion in the right eye. A 3 × 6 mm white lesion on the iris with a fluid-debris level was seen [[Figure 1] and Video] [Additional file 1]. Intraocular pressure (IOP) and open angles were noted. As the visual acuity was good with normal IOP, the patient was advised regular follow-up visits. Iris stromal cysts are generally unilateral with a smooth surface and contain a fluid debris level.[1] They can be congenital or acquired.[1] Stromal cysts tend to have fewer complications like rapid growth, rupture, hemorrhage, glaucoma, cataract, uveitis, and corneal touch.[1] Differentials include primary cysts like pigment epithelial cysts, secondary cysts due to trauma, parasites, surgery, malignancies, inflammatory, medications,[2],[3],[4],[5] iridocorneal endothelial syndrome, foreign body, varices, and hemangiomas.
Figure 1: 3 × 6 mm single iris stromal cyst with a fluid debris level in the superotemporal quadrant

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