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Question: Kayser-Fleischer rings?


 capmike - Tue Apr 07, 2009 2:45 pm

Does this appear to be Kayser-Fleischer rings?
http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3351/342 ... 3c9f_o.jpg
 John Kenyon, CNA - Wed Apr 15, 2009 9:30 pm

User avatar Hello --

This is not classic Kayser-Fleischer ring, although there is something slightly abnormal-looking about the iris surrounding the pupil; this, however, is not always an actual pathogenic sign and may be normal for the individual. KF rings form neatly around the outer border of the iris and are distinctly copper-colored. What I think you're seeing in this view is the darker brownish/black inconsistency around the border of the pupil, which if anything is not a KF ring.

Hope this answers your question. Good luck to you.

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