publication . Article . 2002

Intraocular osseous metaplasia. A clinico-pathological study

Vemuganti, G. K.; Santosh Honavar; Jalali, S.;
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  • Published: 01 Sep 2002 Journal: Indian Journal of Ophthalmology (issn: 0301-4738, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications
Abstract
<b>Purpose:</b> To evaluate the clinico-pathologic features of intraocular osseous metaplasia. <b>Methods:</b> Pathology specimens of enucleated eyes submitted to the ophthalmic pathology service at a tertiary eye-care referral center between January 1995 and June 1999 were studied for intraocular osseous metaplasia. Specific histopathologic features noted in specimens with osseous metaplasia were the presence of retinal detachment, gliosis, retinal pigment epithelial hyperplasia, drusen, epiretinal membrane, fibrovascular proliferation and inflammation. Immunohistochemistry using monoclonal antibody against glial fibrillary acidic protein was performed to asses...
Subjects
Medical Subject Headings: eye diseasessense organsgenetic structures
free text keywords: Osseous metaplasia, enucleated eyes, histopathology, staphyloma, Ophthalmology, RE1-994
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