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By Lancaster Course in Ophthalmology
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- Unit 08 Pathology of the Vitreous
- reticulum cell sarcoma, vitreous cells, pars plana vitrectomy (PPV), uveitis
- Ocular reticulum-cell sarcoma. Appearance of vitreous cells and debris (left) in a 61-year-old man with a 2-year history of recalcitrant uveitis. Pars plana vitrectomy specimen was prepared, using a millipore filter and staining by a modified Papanicolaou technique. Tumor cells with nuclear cytoplasmic disproportion and finger like nuclear extensions are characteristic of reticulum-cell sarcoma (right). (E.P. No. 38606)