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Vascularised iris in an infant

BMJ 2022; 376 doi: (Published 19 January 2022) Cite this as: BMJ 2022;376:e068232
  1. Zhaotian Zhang, associate professor of surgical and paediatric retina,
  2. Xiaoyan Ding, professor of surgical and paediatric retina
  1. State Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Centre, Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou 510060, China
  1. Correspondence to: X Ding dingxiaoyan{at}

This is leucocoria (white pupil) and tunica vasculosa lentis (fine vascular network) suggestive of persistent fetal vasculature (PFV) in the left eye of a 3 month old infant (fig 1).

Fig 1

The infant had an uneventful birth and was brought to …

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