Intraocular reticulum cell sarcoma: A case report and literature review

Edward W. Kim, Z. Nicholas Zakov, Daniel M. Albert, Taylor R. Smith, Joseph L. Craft

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A 66-year-old white woman with a confusing spectrum of central nervous system signs and symptoms had a diagnostic enucleation of her blind left eye showing retinal infiltration. Histopathologic examination showed reticulum cell sarcoma involving the retina. The patient died one month later and autopsy revealed diffuse central nervous system reticulum cell sarcoma along with right eye and systemic involvement. A review of the literature indicates intraocular reticulum cell sarcoma to be an apparently uncommon occurrence, although ocular examination may be frequently overlooked.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)167-178
Number of pages12
JournalAlbrecht von Graefes Archiv für Klinische und Experimentelle Ophthalmologie
Issue number3
StatePublished - Sep 1979
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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