Kayser-Fleischer ring


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Kayser-Fleischer ring

[′kī·zər ′flī·shər ‚riŋ]
(pathology)
A ring of golden-brown or brownish-green pigment behind the limbic border of the cornea, due to the deposition of copper.
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The eye in Wilson's disease: sunflower cataract associated with Kayser-Fleischer ring. J Hepatology.
The Kayser-Fleischer rings disappear and individuals can lead productive lives while receiving lifelong treatment.
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The Kayser-Fleischer ring in the cornea of the eye is named after Kayser and Fleischer, German doctors who noted its presence in patients with pseudosclerosis.