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Band keratopathy

Band keratopathy in a patient with aphakia (due to congenital cataracts) and a history of partial iridectomy. Note the white calcium deposits along the medial and lateral margins of the cornea adjacent to the scleral limbus. (Photograph by J Ruddle. Source P Bone, of his own eye. Courtesy of Wikipedia.)

Associated Disorders

  • Acute and chronic renal failure
  • Endocrine disorders
  • Familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia
  • Granulomatous disorders
  • Infantile hypercalcemia (Williams syndrome)
  • Malignancy
  • Milk-alkali syndrome
  • Primary hyperparathyroidism