Eye
Uvea
Fuchs adenoma - ciliary body

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 23 May 2018, last major update February 2014

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Cite this page: Pernick, N. Uvea: Fuchs adenoma - ciliary body. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeuveafuchsadenoma.html. Accessed July 21st, 2018.
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