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Staphyloma

There is an area of pigmentation at the scleral junction that could be due to melanoma or staphyloma. A staphyloma is a protrusion of uveal tissue (contents of the eyeball). It is seen in association with glaucoma where globe enlargement stretches and thins the tissues. Scleral atrophy occurs at the limbus and allows uveal tissue to protrude.
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