Which conditions are associated with elevated intraocular pressure secondary to pigment release?

Updated: Jun 25, 2020
  • Author: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Melanosis iridis is characterized by verrucous elevation of the iris stroma, usually in a unilateral and sectorial distribution.

Melanosis oculi involves the episclera and/or choroid.

Oculodermal melanocytosis involves the periocular skin.


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