Disseminated Metastasis following Periampullary Cancer Resection Masquerading as Uveitis

Kaushik, Sushmita; Gupta, Vishali; Singh, Ramandeep; Vasishta, Rakesh K.; Rajwanshi, Arvind; Gupta, Amod
March 2005
Indian Journal of Ophthalmology;Mar2005, Vol. 53 Issue 1, p57
Academic Journal
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.


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