Skip to Content

posterior staphyloma


Definition: a bulging near the posterior pole of the eyeball due to degenerative changes in severe myopia.

Synonym(s): Scarpa staphyloma, sclerochoroiditis posterior

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.