Stocker’s line is seen in?
Correct answer : C. Pterygium
- Pterygium is usually seen in elderly males and it presents as a triangular fold of conjunctiva which encroaches the cornea.
- It is usually seen on the nasal side.
- Stocker’s line is a deposition of iron seen in corneal epithelium anterior to advancing head of pterygium.
Ref: Comprehensive Ophthalmology, A. K. Khurana, 4th edition, p80.
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