Retinal metastatic tumors


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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2014. Intraocular metastasis is the most common intraocular tumor. The most common primary tumor site is the lung in men and breast in women [1]. In the majority of cases, intraocular metastasis is limited to choroid. Other ocular structures, like the vitreous, optic nerve, and iris, may also be involved and rarely, a tumor may metastasize to the retina.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Vajzovic, L; Mruthyunjaya, P

Published Date

  • January 1, 2014

Book Title

  • Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology: Retinal Tumors

Start / End Page

  • 91 - 102

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9783642394881

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/978-3-642-39489-8_8

Citation Source

  • Scopus