Eye pathology case 2

Here's a case that I came across recently. I know I said in my last post I'd concentrate on common or exam-type diagnoses, but this one is a useful clinical pitfall to know about. Young adult with a subconjunctival pigmented area ?melanoma This medium power image shows fibroconnective tissue with no identifiable epithelium. Centrally, there… Continue reading Eye pathology case 2

Eye pathology case 1

Now that I'm not doing face-to-face teaching sessions, I plan to post educational eye pathology cases online. These are likely to be exam-type cases (for ophthalmology and pathology trainees) and/or common cases that a pathology laboratory might receive for reporting. Those of you following my teaching blog might notice some repeats from previous posts, but… Continue reading Eye pathology case 1

Microscopy January 2020

In yesterday's session, we covered a lot of topics including eyelid anatomy, differential diagnosis of lymphomas using immunohistochemistry, various tumours with myxoid stroma and a few benign skin tumours. Here are a few of the case we discussed. Case 1 Enucleation for an intraocular tumour The tumour was anteriorly located, and there was iris rubeosis… Continue reading Microscopy January 2020