Fuchs adenoma - ciliary body

Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Minor changes: 8 April 2019

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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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
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