Massive retinal gliosis

Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Minor changes: 5 April 2019

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Retina: massive retinal gliosis. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeretinamassiveretinalgliosis.html. Accessed June 1st, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Relatively uncommon
  • Large elevated scar near disc and posterior pole after hemorrhage or inflammation
  • Polyclonal - not a neoplasm
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Vitreous body replaced by massively proliferating spindle cells containing fibrillary cytoplasm but no nuclear atypia
Positive stains
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