Medullated nerve fibers. A sign of multiple basal cell nevi (Gorlin's) syndrome

Arch Ophthalmol. 1985 Dec;103(12):1833-6. 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.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Basal Cell Nevus Syndrome / pathology*
  • Carcinoma, Basal Cell / pathology*
  • Female
  • Fundus Oculi
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nerve Fibers, Myelinated / pathology*
  • Retina / pathology