Case Study: May 2011


Macroscopic feature identification.


  1. What do the arrows in Figure 1 point to?
  2. Figure 2 shows the cut surface of an orbital tumour. What is the diagnosis?
  3. Figure 3 shows two lesions-what are they?
  4. The arrow points to a lesion that is present in both eyes. What’s the diagnosis.
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  1. These are cyclodiode scars at the level of the pars plicata / pars plana.
  2. This is a vascular malformation.
  3. Cobblestone degeneration and a uveal melanoma.
  4. This is a case of bilateral diffuse uveal melanocytic proliferation (BDUMP), secondary to a renal carcinoma.