Angioma of the iris

Ophthalmologica. Journal international d'ophtalmologie. International journal of ophthalmology. Zeitschrift für Augenheilkunde
E AmasioM Musso

Abstract

The clinical and anatomopathological features of angioma of the iris are described and the relevant literature is briefly reviewed. A personal case in a 47-year-old woman is presented. Reference is made to the fact that, unlike many of the cases in the literature, histological confirmation of the diagnosis was obtained. Mention is also made of the importance of fluorescein angiography in the differential diagnosis of other forms, particularly melanoma. Fluorescein angiography, for the first time applied to angioma of the iris in the present case, enabled a satisfactory result (follow-up of 8 months) to be obtained by conservative iridectomy, in line with the recent approach to the management of this form.

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