A woman, aged 68, was seen on March 14, 1927, because two weeks before a change had been observed in the right eye, and a tumor of the ciliary body had been diagnosed by Dr. J. J. Burke of Washington. Eight years previously, her left breast had been removed; since then her health had been good.
On examination, the vision of the right eye was 20/40, and that of the left 20/20. On the temporal side of the right eye there was a growth pushing the iris away from its peripheric attachment. The growth was whitish gray with many blood vessels, and was covered with a curious flaky, white material which in places was massed in the form of balls. The growth measured about 10 mm. vertically and 3.5 mm. laterally. The eyeground was normal.
Though the patient's history suggested that the condition was a metastatic growth, the localization in
KNAPP A. METASTATIC CARCINOMA OF THE CILIARY BODY: REPORT OF A CASE. Arch Ophthalmol. 1929;1(5):604–608. doi:10.1001/archopht.1929.00810010625009
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