Glioneuroma associated with colobomatous dysplasia of the anterior uvea and retina. A case simulating medulloepithelioma.

  title={Glioneuroma associated with colobomatous dysplasia of the anterior uvea and retina. A case simulating medulloepithelioma.},
  author={T. Kivel{\"a} and L. Kauniskangas and P. Miettinen and A. Tarkkanen},
  volume={96 12},
  • T. Kivelä, L. Kauniskangas, +1 author A. Tarkkanen
  • Published 1989
  • Medicine
  • Ophthalmology
  • The left eye of an otherwise healthy child was enucleated at the age of 2 months because of an enlarging mass involving the temporal iris, ciliary body, and anterior retina. The initial histopathologic diagnosis was malignant medulloepithelioma with orbital extension. Closer study revealed a superotemporal chorioretinal and ciliary body coloboma; dysplasia of the adjacent retina; a glioneuromatous mass replacing the temporal ciliary body, chamber angle structures, and iris and extending through… CONTINUE READING
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