• The clinicopathologic findings in an eye from a 40-year-old man with essential iris atrophy are reported. Noteworthy is the proliferation of corneal endothelium and a laying down of a new Descemet (cuticular) membrane over the trabecular meshwork and in areas of anterior peripheral synechiae formation over the pseudoangle. The histologic characteristics favor a vascular cause for the condition, but the evidence is circumstantial.
Scheie HG, Yanoff M, Kellogg WT. Essential Iris AtrophyReport of a Case. Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(8):1315-1320. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910040187011