The following case of detachment of the pigment border of the iris is of interest both because of the rarity of the lesion and because of the information related to other obscure conditions of the anterior segment that may be derived from it.
The patient, a 48 year old white man, a painter, was examined in July 1940 to determine whether blurred vision in the right eye resulted from a fall two months previously. The fall occurred when he lost his footing while working on a scaffold. He dropped 10 feet and suffered a skull fracture in the left occipital and parietal regions, with cerebral concussion, and an incomplete fracture of the right clavicle. He had had no ocular injuries and no previous ocular symptoms. He had never noted any structural ocular defects.
On ocular examination, a detachment of the pigment border of the iris was seen in the right