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Morning glory syndrome

Synonym(s) Ectasic coloboma
Volubilis syndrome
Prevalence Unknown
Inheritance Autosomal dominant
Age of onset Childhood
  • Q14.2
  • C0549307
MeSH -
  • 10027974


Disease definition

Morning glory syndrome (MGS) is an optic neuropathy characterized by a congenital funnel shaped excavation of the posterior fundus that incorporates the optic disc malformation (resembling the morning glory flower) MGS is usually unilateral and may result in a decrease in best-corrected visual acuity (BCVA). MGS either occurs isolated or associated to other ocular or non-ocular anomalies.

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