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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Case Category Index

Case Index: Tumor / Oncology

Adenoid cystic carcinoma lacrimal gland: 99-year-old patient presented to the oculoplastics clinic with double vision, left proptosis, and decreased vision on the left, which had progressed slowly over the last year.

Basal Cell Carcinoma, Morpheaform subtype: 78-year-old male with complaints of enlarging left lower lid lesion.

Bilateral Diffuse Uveal Melanocytic Proliferation (BDUMP): 89-year-old male presents with multiple choroidal nevi, both eyes.

Capillary Hemangioma: 4 month-old female with occlusive vascular lesion of right upper eyelid

Cavernous Hemangioma: 31-year-old caucasian female with a painless, "dark spot" in her left visual field. (also see: Painless Proptosis in a 62-year-old female)

Ciliary Body Leiomyoma: Clinicopathologic Correlation

Cholesterol Granuloma: 38-year-old male was referred to the University of Iowa oculoplastics service for evaluation of a right orbital mass.

Conjunctival Lymphoma: 51-year-old male noticed a raised bump on the nasal portion of his eye a month prior to presentation

Dermoid Cyst: 6 month-old male was referred by his pediatrician for evaluation of a right upper eyelid mass.

Enophthalmos Secondary to Metastatic Breast Cancer. 63-year-old female presenting with progressive double vision and a droopy right eyelid.

Fungal Endophthalmitis: Hematogenous seeding in an immune suppressed patient with positive fungal and bacterial blood cultures.

Iris-Ciliary Body Melanoma: 57-year-old female with iris lesion

Iris Cyst: 38-year-old female with iris lesion and gradual decrease in vision

Iris Melanoma: 47-year-old male referred in 1997 for evaluation of iris lesion OS.

Leiomyosarcoma: 53-year-old male with a bump along his left upper eyelid accompanied by mild discharge, but no pain, duration of one month. Patient's ocular history is significant for bilateral retinoblastoma diagnosed at the age of 2 years, at which time he underwent bilateral enucleation followed by 6 weeks of radiation.

Lymphoma, Orbital: 60-year-old male who was evaluated 1 wk ago for "conjunctivitis" OS by internal medicine.

Melanocytoma of the Iris and Ciliary Body:  14-year-old male with a pigmented iris lesion of the left eye noticed on routine eye exam approximately two years earlier. Higher power magnification showed elevation of lesion with mildly irregular surface without surface vessels and the iris central to the lesion pushed into folds.

Meningiomas: a case and review. A 36-year-old female presented with a "bulging" and apparently swollen left eye noticed about one month prior to her visit.

Merkel Cell Carcinoma of the Eyelid. A 94-year-old female is referred for an evaluation for possible skin cancer on the nasal aspect of her left lower lid. The lesion has been present on the left lower lid for about one month. It has grown rapidly in size over the previous two weeks and is now obstructing her vision

Myeloid Sarcoma: 20-year-old female with a history of intermittent binocular diplopia that worsened with right head tilt and a six week history of progressive fullness of the right upper eyelid. Medical History is notable for Acute Myelogenous Leukemia reported to be in remission.

Nodular Basal Cell Carcinoma: 49-year-old female with left lower lid lesion

Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia (OSSN): 22-year-old male with concerns of a new, enlarging conjunctival/corneal mass on his left eye

Orbital Eosinophilic Granuloma. 16-month-old male patient with left-sided periorbital swelling beginning three weeks prior to presentation in the setting of an upper respiratory infection

Orbital Osteoma: 20-year-old female with a 9-month history of left upper lid droopiness.

Painless Proptosis in a 62-year-old female: Patient states that over the last year she has noticed that her right pupil is higher than her left (case presentation: Cavernous hemangioma

Pituitary Adenoma Causing Compression of the Optic Chiasm: 49-year-old white female with painless progressive vision loss.

Retinoblastoma: 4 month old boy with a "blur" in one eye since birth

Rhabdomyosarcoma: Eleven-year-old male with two weeks of blurry vision, headaches, and difficulty moving the right eye for the past two weeks

Sarcoidosis Affecting the Lacrimal Gland: 39-year-old female with left upper eyelid swelling of 4 months duration

Sebaceous Cell Carcinoma: A Masquerade Syndrome

Case Category Index