Thursday, November 1, 2018

Best Post of October 2018: Young adult with an iridic mass extending into the ciliary body

The next in our "Best of the Month" series comes from October 9, 2018:


Melanoma markers were negative. Smooth muscle markers were positive. This case was determined to be an epithelioid leiomyoma. I didn't do electron microscopy to look for mitochondia, but it may well be what Ursula Schlotzer-Schredhardt et al. have called a mitochondria-rich epithelioid leiomyoma (Arch Ophthalmol, Vol 120, January 2002).

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