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

Microscopy December 2019

For our final session of the year yesterday, we welcomed Alice (corneal service), Majid (medical student), Clare (laboratory) and Beatrice (ocular oncology). It was great seeing how everyone brought different perspectives to the cases we discussed. We started with an overview of basic histology of the eye, and a chat about the usefulness of PAS… Continue reading Microscopy December 2019

Microscopy September 2019

We were a bit short of attendees at yesterday's microscopy session—it seems that the dreaded lurgy is going around, now that summer has drawn to a close. Still, we had an interesting discussion about various aspects of eye pathology including the two cases below. I'll post a few of my "diagnostic process" thoughts while going… Continue reading Microscopy September 2019

Microscopy July 2019

For yesterday's session, we welcomed regulars from Moorfields Eye Hospital and the Royal Veterinary College as well as two new attendees. Shivani is visiting us from Perth, Western Australia, and Atul is a neuropathology trainee. To start with, we had a brief chat about how uveal melanomas are genetically different from conjunctival melanomas. I had… Continue reading Microscopy July 2019