Bergmeister Papilla

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    • By Nisarg Joshi, MD
      University of South Florida
      Co-author(s): Jonathan Tsui, MD, Geisinger Medical Center; Ralph C Eagle, MD, Wills Eye Institute
    • Uploaded on Feb 20, 2020.
    • Last modified by Caroline Bozell on Feb 21, 2020.
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    Bergmeister's Papillae, persistent fetal vasculature (PFV), hyaloid artery
    Nisarg Joshi, MD, Geisinger Medical Center
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    Gross pathology photo of a Bergmeister Papilla. It is a remnant of incompletely resorbed hyaloid vasculature from ocular development. This glial tissue is seen emminating from the optic nerve, which also shows glaucomatous cupping. The eye was enucleated due to a choroidal melanoma.

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