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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 8  |  Page : 1681-1683

Uveoscleral metastasis in laryngeal carcinoma

Department of Ophtalmology, Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Sumeet T Lahane
Building Number 1/5, Sir JJ Hospital Campus, Byculla, Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400 008
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijo.IJO_2074_19

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Ocular metastatic lesions from head to neck region are rare. 55 years old male patient presented with loss of vision, pain, and proptosis of the left eye. The patient was known case of laryngeal squamous carcinoma underwent laryngectomy 1 and half years back followed by chemoradiation. Well-defined scleral nodule extending from limbus to optic nerve was noted. In view of no other metastatic focus other than left eye on positron emission tomography (PET) scan, left eye enucleation was performed. Histopathological examination (HPE) showed squamous cell carcinoma. The patient received external beam radiotherapy (EBRT) for left eye orbit. This is the first well-documented proven case of uveoscleral metastasis from laryngeal carcinoma.

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