Management of choroidal metastasis: a report. Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • Cancers metastatic to the eye are the most common intraocular malignancy, the choroid being the most common site of affection. Breast and lung cancers are the two most common malignancies metastatic to the eye. Patients usually present with diminished visual acuity of field loss. Management of these cases is very gratifying with a large majority of patients showing resolution and maintenance of useful vision in the involved eye. This communication presents our experience in management of a case of choroidal metastasis from a breast primary. A combination of radiotherapy and chemotherapy lead to complete resolution of the lesion with no recurrences in a follow-up of over 6 months.

published proceedings

  • Eur J Cancer Care (Engl)

author list (cited authors)

  • Puri, P., & Datta, S. K.

citation count

  • 3

complete list of authors

  • Puri, P||Datta, SK

publication date

  • September 1998

publisher