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

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