Since the first report by Perls,1 in 1872, only 130 cases of carcinoma metastasizing in the eye are to be found in the literature.
The essential details of our case are as follows :
REPORT OF CASE
History.—A.G., a white woman, aged 51, was admitted to the Elgin State Hospital on Dec. 28, 1931. She had been well all her life until six years before admission, when she had a mild mental disturbance during her menopause. She recovered completely. Three and a half years later (the middle of 1929) she sustained several bruises and a fractured rib as a result of an automobile accident. She recovered, but a lump in the right breast was discovered at that time. Two years later (onehalf year before her admission to the Elgin State Hospital) she began suffering from various pains centering about the right side of the chest. She complained