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August 2001

Ciliary Body Leiomyoma With Anterior Chamber Invasion

Arch Ophthalmol. 2001;119(8):1218-1219. doi:10.1001/archopht.119.8.1218

ON ROUTINE examination, a 53-year-old man was found to have an iris mass in the right eye. His visual acuity was 20/30 OD and 20/25 OS. The findings were limited to the anterior segment of the right eye. Dilated episcleral sentinel vessels were noted over an orange, inferiorly located ciliary body mass, which measured 10 × 10 × 4 mm and caused lens subluxation and focal cataract (Figure 1). Gonioscopically, the mass abruptly displaced the overlying iris stroma (Figure 2). Transillumination demonstrated enhanced transmission of light within the mass. Ultrasound biomicroscopy revealed an echodense iridociliary mass with few cystic areas (Figure 3).