The Ophthalmology Unit,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.

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Lisch's nodules

Photo by Professor Chua Chung Nen

A 50 year-old woman with type 1 neurofibromatosis had multiple Lisch's nodules on the iris. Unlike the yellow lesions seen in Europeans, the Lisch's nodules in Asian patients tend to be brow or dark due to the presence of melanin.

 

Multiple brow iris nodules.

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