Ocular horn.

Case report


Dhir SP, Shishku MN, Krewi A.

Department of Ophthalmology, Al-Fateh University, Tripoli, Libya.

Br J Ophthalmol. 1989 Apr;73(4):317-8.


The case of a horn-like hyperplasia of the caruncle of the left eye in a 3-month-old child is reported. An atavistic origin of this growth as a vestigial upper incisor is suggested from the anatomical location of the horn.

Keywords: Ocular horn.