Acute monocytic leukemia recurring as bilateral perilimbal infiltrates. Immunohistochemical and ultrastructural confirmation.

@article{Font1985AcuteML,
  title={Acute monocytic leukemia recurring as bilateral perilimbal infiltrates. Immunohistochemical and ultrastructural confirmation.},
  author={Ramon L. Font and Bruce C. Mackay and Rui Tang},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={1985},
  volume={92 12},
  pages={
          1681-5
        }
}
A 28-year-old woman developed leukopenia and slight cervical lymphadenopathy. Bone marrow aspiration and special stains established the diagnosis of acute monocytic leukemia. Following chemotherapy a complete hematologic remission was elicited. Seven months later, she consulted an ophthalmologist because of bilateral conjunctival lesions. Ophthalmologic examination showed subconjunctival, perilimbal grayish-pink infiltrates. A conjunctival biopsy disclosed sheets of mononuclear cells consistent… CONTINUE READING
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