Arcus senilis - External and Internal Eye
H18.419 – Arcus senilis, unspecified eye
18735004 – Arcus senilis
Differential Diagnosis & Pitfalls
- Dystrophic calcification, which is thought to be caused by increased serum calcium, also produces a "milky white" ring (limbus sign) similar to arcus senilis / juvenilis, though in dystrophic calcification the accumulation may have a greater concentration along the inferior margin of the limbus.
- Kayser-Fleisher ring of – usually distinctive green to gold-brown in color.