Morning glory syndrome

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morning glory syndrome

(Science: ophthalmology, syndrome) A congenital anomaly of the optic disk in which there is a funnel-shaped hypoplastic optic nerve, which has a dot of white tissue at the centre, surrounded by an elevated anulus of chorioretinal pigment.

The retinal vessels seen are multiple narrow bands at the edge of the disk.