Iris pigment epithelial cyst

Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Revised: 8 April 2019

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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Uvea: iris pigment epithelial cyst. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeuveairispigmentepithelialcyst.html. Accessed October 18th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • May arise from posterior iris pigment epithelium or at papillary margin
  • Usually benign
  • Attached to iris or free floating; may resemble melanoma
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Lined by epithelial cells
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