Choroidal osteoma (osseous choristoma): an atypical case.


A case of choroidal osteoma presenting in a 22-year-old girl is reported. The tumour, unilateral and in a juxtapapillary site, appeared markedly elevated on the retinal plane, not flat or slightly elevated as in previous reports. Visual acuity was not affected, and there was a complete absence of subjective symptoms. Echography, fluorangiography, computerised tomography, and visual field tests were performed. Echography is the best method for identifying and differentiating this lesion from a malignant tumour.

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@article{Cennamo1990ChoroidalO, title={Choroidal osteoma (osseous choristoma): an atypical case.}, author={Gilda Cennamo and Guido Iaccarino and Giuseppe de Crecchio and Giovanni Liguori}, journal={The British journal of ophthalmology}, year={1990}, volume={74 11}, pages={700-1} }