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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 57-59

Disseminated Metastasis following Periampullary Cancer Resection Masquerading as Uveitis


1 Department of Ophthalmology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Pathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
3 Department of Cytopathology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India

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Amod Gupta
Department of Ophthalmology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160 012
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DOI: 10.4103/0301-4738.15287

PMID: 15829749

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The Uveitis Masquerade Syndromes (UMS) are a group of ocular diseases that mimic intraocular inflammation, but are in fact neoplastic in nature. We report a patient with disseminated malignancy who presented with uveitis 5 years after an apparently successful resection of periampullary adenocarcinoma. The Masquerade Syndrome was detected by cytological examination of the vitreous.






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