• A 5-year-old boy had an excisional biopsy of a pigmented scleral lesion thought clinically to be a foreign body, probably graphite from a pencil. Histological study demonstrated that the pigmented lesion was an intrascleral nerve loop (Axenfeld).
(Arch Ophthalmol 95:497-498, 1977)
Crandall AS, Yanoff M, Schaffer DB. Intrascleral Nerve Loop Mistakenly Identified as a Foreign Body. Arch Ophthalmol. 1977;95(3):497-498. doi:10.1001/archopht.1977.04450030139020