Leiomyoma of the ciliary body. Report of 2 cases.

@article{Heegaard1999LeiomyomaOT,
  title={Leiomyoma of the ciliary body. Report of 2 cases.},
  author={Steffen Heegaard and Peter Koch Jensen and Erik Scherfig and Jan Ulrik Prause},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica Scandinavica},
  year={1999},
  volume={77 6},
  pages={709-12}
}
PURPOSE AND METHODS The files of the Eye Pathology Institute contain only two cases of leiomyoma of the ciliary body. The diagnoses were re-evaluated, applying modern immunostainings. RESULTS The tumors were composed of interlacing fascicles of spindle-shaped cells with bright eosinophilic cytoplasm and cigar-shaped nuclei. Both tumors were well-vascularized, mostly by thin, branching capillaries. Larger vessels were also seen. In one case the tumor perforated the sclera. The tumor cells… CONTINUE READING

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