- deep green pigmentation of the cornea due to copper deposition, seen in Wilson's disease.
Origin of Kayser-Fleischer rings
1925–30; after German ophthalmologists Bernhard Kayser (1869–1954) and Bruno Fleischer (1874–1965), who described them
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- A greenish-yellow pigmented ring encircling the cornea.
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