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December 1989

Benign Fibrous Tumor of the Choroid

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Pathology (Dr Croxatto), Fundación Oftalmológica Argentina Jorge Malbran, and Centro Oftalmológico Malbran (Drs D'Alessandro and Lombardi), Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1989;107(12):1793-1796. doi:10.1001/archopht.1989.01070020875030

• A 32-year-old white woman presented with an amelanotic choroidal tumor in the left eye. Although a malignant melanoma could not be totally ruled out, some features suggested a benign tumor. The patient was followed up without treatment during a 2-year period. Neovascular glaucoma developed and the blind eye was enucleated. Histopathologic examination revealed a benign fibrous tumor of the choroid, presumably a fibrous histiocytoma.