Eye
Uvea
Juvenile xanthogranuloma - iris


Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Revised: 8 April 2019

Copyright: 2004-2019, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

PubMed Search: Juvenile xanthogranuloma iris
Page views in 2018: 87
Page views in 2019 to date: 30
Cite this page: Pernick N. Uvea: juvenile xanthogranuloma - iris. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeuveajuvenilexanthogranuloma.html. Accessed May 27th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Iris lesion of young children causing spontaneous hyphema (hemorrhage into anterior chamber) or secondary glaucoma
  • Associated with similar skin lesions
Clinical images

AFIP images
Missing Image

White tumor masses on surface of iris

Microscopic (histologic) images

AFIP images
Missing Image

Infiltrative histiocytic
cells of iris and
anterior chamber angle

Missing Image

Tumor invades iris stroma and anterior chamber

Missing Image

Histiocytic cells with mitotic activity

Missing Image

Foamy histiocytic
proliferation with
Touton giant cells

Back to top