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.
The Kayser-Fleischer rings disappear and individuals can lead productive lives while receiving lifelong treatment.
Kayser-Fleischer Rings are present in all patients in the neurologic stage of Wilson's disease.