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December 1985

Medullated Nerve Fibers: A Sign of Multiple Basal Cell Nevi (Gorlin's) Syndrome

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, Erasmus University Eye Hospital, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (Drs De Jong, Bistervels, and de Grip); Moorfields Eye Hospital, London (Dr Cosgrove); and University Eye Clinic, St Rafael, Leuven, Belgium (Drs Leys and Goffin).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1985;103(12):1833-1836. doi:10.1001/archopht.1985.01050120067022

• Four patients had Gorlin's (or basal cell nevi) syndrome and pronounced medullated nerve fibers. The medullation is an additional ophthalmic manifestation of Gorlin's syndrome, which is autosomally dominant and noted for its variable expressivity.

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