Brushfield spot

(brŭsh′fēld″)

[Thomas Brushfield, Brit. physician, 1858-1937]
Any of the gray or pale yellow spots sometimes present at the periphery of the iris. They may be an isolated finding but are sometimes found in Down syndrome.

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