• A seed introduced into the eye of an 8-year-old boy through a penetrating corneal wound became embedded in the iris. Many months later it germinated. The germinating seed was successfully removed from the iris and anterior chamber with retention of excellent visual acuity. The seed was identified as a dicotyledonous seedling of the family Compositae.
Abel S. Germinating Seed in Anterior Chamber: Report of an Unusual Case. Arch Ophthalmol. 1979;97(9):1651. doi:10.1001/archopht.1979.01020020219005
Coronavirus Resource Center
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.