Metastatic calcification to the peripheral fundus in chronic renal failure

Ophthalmologica. 1979;179(3):178-83. doi: 10.1159/000308888.

Abstract

Report on massive deposition of calcium hydroxypatite in the eye of a 20-year-old woman who died as a result of chronic renal failure. Massive accumulation of this material within the previtreal space lead to an unusual finding in the peripheral fundus.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Calcinosis / etiology*
  • Child
  • Eye Diseases / etiology*
  • Eye Diseases / pathology
  • Female
  • Fundus Oculi
  • Glomerulonephritis / complications
  • Humans
  • Kidney Failure, Chronic / complications*
  • Nystagmus, Pathologic / complications
  • Retinal Diseases / complications
  • Retinal Diseases / pathology
  • Urinary Tract Infections