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December 1943

BILATERAL METASTATIC CARCINOMA OF CHOROID: Report of a Case

Arch Ophthalmol. 1943;30(6):776. doi:10.1001/archopht.1943.00880240094011
Abstract

Bedell,1 in a report of a case of bilateral metastatic carcinoma of the choroid, stated that only 250 cases of this condition have been recorded. It is late to record such a case which I encountered in 1916, but because of its rarity it should be listed.

Miss G. D., aged 52, white, a schoolteacher, had had both breasts removed for carcinoma, with recurrence of the neoplasm about the right clavicle, for which she was undergoing roentgen therapy.

The right eye showed an area of episcleritis on the temporal side and the fundus a pale gray zone, about the size of the disk and slightly elevated, under the insertion of the external rectus muscle. There was a scintillating scotoma, but the field otherwise was not contracted. Two weeks later severe pain developed about the right eye and the right side of the head; a subconjunctival hemorrhage also appeared while

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