Eye

Uvea (iris, choroid and ciliary body), limbus and sclera

Medulloepithelioma



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PubMed Search: Medulloepithelioma ciliary body

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • Also called dikytoma
  • Rare, resembles embryonic retina
  • Usually arises from ciliary epithelium, rarely from optic nerve or retina
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Network of cords of neuroepithelial cells

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Less differentiated cells

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Malignant teratoid medulloepithelioma

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