CYSTIC masses at the surface of the optic papilla have frequently been described. But a congenital prepapillary cyst extending far into the retina, and lacking many of the characteristic diagnostic signs, may be interesting enough to warrant a brief report.
REPORT OF A CASE
R. S. L., a white boy 9 years of age, had had a normal birth and presented no history of congenital anomaly or ocular disease in the immediate family, At the age of 1 year a convergence of about 25 degrees was noted in the right eye, together with a congenital defect in the ocular fundus; no exact diagnosis was made. At the age of 5 years esotropia had increased to 35 degrees, and a congenital anomaly involving the optic disk was recognized.Stereoscopic photographs of the right fundus of a 9-year-old boy. The site of the disk is covered by an elevated mass, which is
TOWER P. CONGENITAL PREPAPILLARY CYST. AMA Arch Ophthalmol. 1952;48(4):433-435. doi:10.1001/archopht.1952.00920010442006