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From the Archives of the Archives
July 13, 2009

140 Years Ago . . .

Arch Ophthalmol. 2009;127(7):899. doi:10.1001/archophthalmol.2009.121

The number of published observations on the formation of cysts in the iris, is already so considerable, that it is hardly worth while to add to them a new case, but that it will give us an opportunity to describe the manner in which these tumors are formed.

It will appear strange to every one who has seriously studied the pathological anatomy of the eye, that the iris, which is in such intimate relation with the choroid, should have the exclusive privilege of being the seat of cysts, which are hardly ever met with in the remaining parts of the uveal tract.

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