Mittendorf Dot

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Mittendorf dot is a congenital anomaly of the eye, that manifests as a small gray or white opacity on the posterior lens capsule, representing the anterior embryological remnant of the hyaloid artery; it typically does not affect vision.

Disease Entity

  • ICD-10-CM : Q14.0 Congenital malformation of vitreous humor
  • Disease Synonyms : Persistent hyaloid artery, Persistent hyperplastic primary vitreous, Congenital malformation of vitreous humor, Congenital vitreous opacity

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classically nasal and inferior in location to the posterior pole of the lens

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