2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
6 Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Part II: Pediatric Ophthalmology
Chapter 26: Optic Disc Abnormalities
Peripapillary staphyloma is a posterior bulging of the sclera encompassing the optic disc. White sclera encircling the disc is often visible. Vision is usually poor. The condition is usually unilateral and rarely bilateral.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.