heterochromia


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heterochromia

[‚hed·ə·rō′krō·mē·ə]
(physiology)
A condition in which the two irises of an individual have different colors, or in which one iris has two colors.
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Heterochromia iridis can be a part of a congenital (present from birth) syndrome like the Waardenburg syndrome, Horner's syndrome, Sturge-Weber syndrome or Parry-Romberg syndrome, which are inherent.
4%) exhibited heterochromia with varying degrees of iris depigmentation.
During these troubled years Huestis researched the appearance of dozens of mutant characteristics from tremor to heterochromia (mixed black and red eyes).
Artist Lindsay Seers is on the lookout for people in the UAE with heterochromia iridum -- those with differently coloured irises, a condition often described as a beautiful mutation.
Horner's syndrome comprises ipsilateral partial ptosis, pupillary meiosis, apparent enophthalmos, facial anhidrosis, heterochromia of the irides (if before age two or congenital), and transient decrease in intraocular pressure.
Astrid has a rare and wonderful trait called sectoral heterochromia, which means having more than one color per eye.
Latanaprost treatment of the heterochromia in a patient with acquired horner syndrome.
These include focal hypopigmentation of the retina (12,) lens opacities, posterior subcapsular cataracts (13) decrease in visual acuity, Horner's syndrome, heterochromia of the iris (14,) miosis and palpebral ptosis.
Waardenburg-Shah syndrome (WS4; MIM277580) is one of the four types of Waardenburg Syndrome that is characterized by the association of pigmentation abnormalities, including depigmented patches of the skin and hair, vivid blue eyes or heterochromia irides, and sensorineural hearing loss along with dystopia canthorum, musculoskeletal abnormalities of the limbs, Hirschsprung disease, or neurological defects (Pingault et al.
Little Joel Sheldon, aged seven, had developed a squint and headaches before he was due to see an ophthalmologist about his unusual condition, called heterochromia.
Heterochromia (Figure 20) means "other or different colour".