TITLE

Disseminated Metastasis following Periampullary Cancer Resection Masquerading as Uveitis

AUTHOR(S)
Kaushik, Sushmita; Gupta, Vishali; Singh, Ramandeep; Vasishta, Rakesh K.; Rajwanshi, Arvind; Gupta, Amod
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Mar2005, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p57
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The Uveitis Masquerade Syndromes (UMS) are a group of ocular diseases that mimic intraocular inflammation, but are in fact neoplastic in nature. We report a patient with disseminated malignancy who presented with uveitis 5 years after an apparently successful resection of periampullary adenocarcinoma. The Masquerade Syndrome was detected by cytological examination of the vitreous.
ACCESSION #
18102256

 

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