Ocular Metastasis of Breast Cancer

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Comments

    1. Suber S. Huang, MD, MBA (April 20 2018)

      Agree. Please consider adding additional history and description of the image. The exudative nature of most metastatic breast cancer is well imaged with serous exudation inferior to the arcade. Excellent montage. You are very talented, keep sharing!

    2. James B. Soque , CRA OCT-C COA (March 30 2018)

      Wonderful job imaging that inferior demarcation line of lipid migration in this unfortunate patient. Superb Montage! Thank you for your submission.

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    Jun 3, 2018
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    Condition/keywords
    choroidal metastasis, breast cancer, color fundus photograph, left eye, montage, exudative detachment, lipid exudation
    Photographer
    Olivia Rainey
    Imaging device
    Fundus camera
    Topcon DX50
    Description
    Color fundus montage of a 45-year-old female presenting with ocular metastasis affecting her left eye. She had been treated for pneumonia, had progressive lumbar back pain, and a 29 pound weight loss recently. She reported that she had a breast lump and a mammogram, but had not been provided the results. After she was sent to oncology, it was confirmed that she has widely metastatic breast cancer and tumors throughout the brain. The oncology team felt she could not wait weeks for her chemotherapy to start and consequently decided to do whole brain radiation and treat the affected eye just posterior to the lens.

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