Leukocoria (also white pupillary reflex) is an abnormal white reflection from the retina of the eye. Leukocoria resembles eyeshine, but leukocoria can occur in humans and other animals that lack eyeshine because their retina lacks a tapetum lucidum.Specialty: Ophthalmology, pediatrics. First manifestations usually occur in early childhood, occasionally in the adult, with leukocoria, poor vision and typically a vascularized iris mass, this greyish or salmon-colored, in some cases pigmented. The tumor may be polycystic and cystic fragments may Cited by: 29.
White Eye in Adults. Not Always Bright White. White pupil can appear in adult eyes as well as in children. This is most often caused by normal optic disc reflection, and is particularly common in smartphone photographs. Leukocoria in adults may indicate an eye condition such as cataract. Nov 02, 2010 · I've noticed that a friend of mine (age 40) has leukocoria in both eyes? I'm wondering if it could be a disease that he is not aware of, or whether it's a relatively benign condition that he already knows about. What could cause leukocoria in an adult? He doesn't seem to Status: Open.
Leukocoria (also spelled as leucocoria or leukokoria) refers to an abnormal white reflection from the retina of the eye. Despite its color, the reflection is related to the familiar red-eye effect. Usually, when a light is shone through the iris. Jun 26, 2018 · Leukocoria is also known as a white pupillary reflex. It is an abnormal white reflection from the retina of the eye. Leukocoria in adults may indicate an eye condition such as cataract. Leukocoria can be a sign of a serious eye problem and who has.