Case Study: June 2016

This month there are some macroscopic pathology images to interpret.


1. Fig 1 is an enucleation performed for ciliary body melanoma. During the inspection of the eueball, this feature was identified. What is it?

2. Fig 2 shows an enucleation from a patient with glaucoma. What feature is shown here?

3. Fig 3 shows a high power of the retinal pigment epithelium. What abnormality is present?

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1. Myelinated optic nerve fibre layer.

2. Cyclodiode scars

3. Drusen !