2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
9 Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation
Chapter 13: Masquerade Syndromes
Nonneoplastic Masquerade Syndromes
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Pigment dispersion syndrome is characterized by pigment granules that have been released from the iris, ciliary body, or both and are floating in the anterior chamber; these granules may be confused with the cells of anterior uveitis. Refer to BCSC Section 10, Glaucoma, for a complete discussion.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 9 - Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.