Collagen rich crystalloids of cornea

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 29 May 2018, last major update October 2013

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Definition / general
  • Rare finding in benign salivary gland tumors with myoepithelial differentiation or cutaneous neoplasms
  • To date, one report in cornea (see below)
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Large aggregates of partially birefringent material within corneal stroma
  • Radially arranged columns with round to pointed tips
Microscopic (histologic) images

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