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Intraocular cholesterol crystals (cholesterolosis) present as multiple refractile particles suspended within the intraocular environment. There are a number of causes leading to cholesterolosis that the clinician should be aware of.
We describe a case of Coats disease in a 2-year-old male child who, following treatment, developed cholesterolosis of the posterior and anterior segments in the affected eye (figures 1 and 2).
A 2-year-old male child was referred to the eye clinic with a 2-month history of an intermittent right divergent squint and a whitish pupillary reflex, first noted by the patient's mother. Visual acuity was reduced to perception of light in the affected right eye. Examination …