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May 1972

Ocular Pathologic Changes in Primary Hemochromatosis

Author Affiliations

Los Angeles
From the Department of Pathology and the Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1972;87(5):507-514. doi:10.1001/archopht.1972.01000020509003

The ocular pathologic changes in three cases of primary hemochromatosis were studied. Significant iron was found only in the ciliary epithelium and sclera. No diabetic oculopathy was present. These findings are contrasted with those reported in local ocular siderosis.