Cite this page: Pernick, N. Uvea: Fuchs adenoma - ciliary body. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeuveafuchsadenoma.html. Accessed January 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
- Also called benign ciliary epithelioma, coronal adenoma
- Benign tumor of ciliary body
- Usually incidental finding in enucleated eye or at autopsy
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Interlacing trabeculae of uniform, nonpigmented ciliary epithelial cells, surrounded by amorphous and PAS+ hyaline material