Other tumors

Phakomatous choristoma

Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Minor changes: 28 December 2020

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PubMed Search: Phakomatous choristoma [title] eyelid

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Phakomatous choristoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidphakomatouschoristoma.html. Accessed December 3rd, 2021.
Microscopic (histologic) images

AFIP images
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Islands of lens epithelial tissue
with a prominent PAS+ basement
membrane surrounded by
desmoplastic stroma

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Proliferation of swollen
epithelial cells similar to
those in posterior
subcapsular cataract

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PAS+ lenticular tissue with
central degeneration

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PAS+ thick basement membrane
surrounds an island of
lenticular epithelial cells

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