Sex-Linked Hereditary Bilateral Anophthalmos: Pathologic and Radiologic Correlation

Philip J. Brunquell, Roger S. Williams, E. Tessa Hedley Whyte, John H. Papale, Michael J. Zgrabik, Daniel M. Albert, Jonathan C. Horton

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Abstract

A 27-year-old man had X-linked true anophthalmos. No evidence of optic globe, nerves, or chiasm was found. Rudimentary structures suggesting optic tracts were present. Lateral geniculate nuclei were present but gliotic. Calcarine cortex was thinner but had usual lamination. The normal patches of cytochrome oxidase activity in layers II and III of visual cortex were absent.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)108-113
Number of pages6
JournalArchives of ophthalmology
Volume102
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1984

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  • Ophthalmology

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    Brunquell, P. J., Williams, R. S., Hedley Whyte, E. T., Papale, J. H., Zgrabik, M. J., Albert, D. M., & Horton, J. C. (1984). Sex-Linked Hereditary Bilateral Anophthalmos: Pathologic and Radiologic Correlation. Archives of ophthalmology, 102(1), 108-113. https://doi.org/10.1001/archopht.1984.01040030092044