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A look at the past . . .

Arch Ophthalmol. 2009;127(1):104. doi:10.1001/archophthalmol.2008.540.
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Waerter continues the scheme of summarizing all the cases of sarcoma of the iris utilized by Fuch in 1882. Since then twenty-three cases have been described, and before 1882, seventy-six. The author's two new cases are as follows:

Reference:Arch Ophthalmol. 1897;26:466.

  • In a woman of seventy-two, a small, pigmented tumor appeared in the inner-lower portion of the chamber angle of a blind eye. The tumor, which was composed of pigmented spindle cells, had destroyed the tissue of the iris up to the papillary margin, leaving the spindle intact. It also extended into the ciliary body, infiltrating the ligamentum pectinatum.

  • In a woman of sixty, a small brown tumor appeared in the inner-lower portion of the iris. V = 2/5. Examination showed this tumor to be in all respects similar to the first. The greatest number of cases were between the ages of forty and sixty, and women were more frequently attacked than men. Even the tumors which are apparently small, have usually extended deep, and, notwithstanding good vision, enucleation is preferable to iridectomy.

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