Kayser-Fleischer Ring

Kayser Fleischer ring in patient with Wilson's disease.

  • Copper deposition ring.
  • Seen as ocular manifestation of Wilson's disease.

Clinical features:

  • Asymptomatic
  • Signs:
    • Golden-brown, orange or grayish ring of copper deposits at the level of Descemet's membrane
    • Located in corneal periphery, which initially appears as thin crescent deposits at 12 to 6 o'clock and may eventually form a complete ring
  • May regress or disappear when the systemic condition is well treated.