Kayser-Fleischer ring

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Noun1.Kayser-Fleischer ring - a pigmented ring at the outer edge of the cornea of the eye; a symptom of Wilson's disease
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
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Ophthalmic indications can be categorized into Kayser-Fleischer rings, and sunflower cataracts.
Kayser-Fleischer rings, markers for Wilson's disease, were not seen and hypothyroidism was ruled out.
Wilson disease (WD) was confirmed by documentation of Kayser-Fleischer rings in both eyes, a low serum ceruloplasmin level (15 mg/dl) and increased 24-hour urinary copper excretion (430 [micro]g/24 hr).
Regression of Kayser-Fleischer rings during oral zinc therapy: correlation with systemic manifestations of Wilson's disease.