A clinicopathologic study of three carcinoid tumors metastatic to the orbit. Immunohistochemical, ultrastructural, and DNA flow cytometric studies.


Three patients with histopathologically proven orbital metastatic lesions from a carcinoid tumor are reported. Computed tomography (CT) disclosed a well-circumscribed orbital mass in two of three cases. Each tumor was studied by both light and electron microscopy as well as immunohistochemistry and DNA flow cytometry. A review of the literature discloses… (More)


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