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September 1986

Orbital and Choroidal Metastases From Carcinoma of the Male Breast

Author Affiliations

From the Ophthalmic Division, The Institute for Scientific and Cultural Exchange Between Argentina and Israel, Rosario, Argentina (Dr Schlaen), and the Department of Ophthalmology, The National University of Rosario (Dr Naves).

Arch Ophthalmol. 1986;104(9):1344-1346. doi:10.1001/archopht.1986.01050210098033

• Simultaneous uveal and orbital spread of breast carcinoma occurred in a male patient. We believe that this case is unusual because of the rarity of ocular metastases from carcinoma of the breast in men and the extremely long interval (ten years) between detection of the primary tumor and appearance of metastatic disease.