Carcinoid tumors of the eye and orbit: a clinicopathologic study of 15 cases, with histochemical and electron microscopic observations.

@article{Riddle1982CarcinoidTO,
  title={Carcinoid tumors of the eye and orbit: a clinicopathologic study of 15 cases, with histochemical and electron microscopic observations.},
  author={Patricia J. Riddle and Ramon L. Font and Lorenz E. Zimmerman},
  journal={Human pathology},
  year={1982},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={
          459-69
        }
}
This clinicopathologic study includes 15 cases of carcinoid tumors of the eye and orbit. The patients ranged in age from 14 to 86 years (median, 53). No prediction for either gender was found. Seven tumors involved the orbit, seven the choroid, and one the iris. The primary site of origin of the carcinoid tumor was known in 12 cases: seven in the bronchus, one in the trachea, and four in the ileum. In three cases an orbital tumor was present but no other known primary neoplasm was clinically… CONTINUE READING

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