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Elschnig's pearls

Alternative eponyms

  • Elschnig's bodies

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Clear, pearl-like clusters formed by proliferation of epithelial cells that grow on the lens capsule in secondary cataract formation.

Description

Clear, pearl-like clusters formed by proliferation of epithelial cells that grow on the lens capsule in secondary cataract formation.

We thank Professor Dr. Hans-Reinhard Koch, Germany, for information submitted.

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