Pseudoexfoliation syndrome

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

Revised: 3 May 2018, last major update October 2013

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PubMed Search: Pseudoexfoliation syndrome [title] cornea

Cite this page: Pernick, N. Cornea: pseudoexfoliation syndrome. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyecorneapseudoexfoliationsyndrome.html. Accessed December 9th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Common systemic degenerative condition with extracellular deposition of distinctive fibrillar material on surfaces of cornea and other structures lining anterior and posterior chambers
  • Associated with cataract and glaucoma
  • May be a connective tissue disorder
Clinical images

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Three identifiable
zones on the
anterior lens

White flaky material
deposits on the
pupillary margin

Additional references