Neonatal hepatoblastoma metastatic to the choroid and iris

Eric G. Endo, David S. Walton, Daniel Albert

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Abstract

A newborn boy was diagnosed with hepatoblastoma after a systemic workup was prompted because of abnormal-appearing eyes. Radiological examination revealed mass lesions involving the liver, brain, eyes, and ribs. A liver biopsy was performed before death and results showed hepatoblastoma, an unusual solid tumor of childhood. At autopsy, hepatoblastoma was also found histopathologically in the irides and choroid of both eyes. No previous report of hepatoblastoma metastatic to the eye could be found in the medical literature. In addition, we believe this is the first report in a child of a solid tumor metastatic to the choroid and iris, and of a solid tumor metastatic to the iris that is confirmed histopathologically.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)757-761
Number of pages5
JournalArchives of ophthalmology
Volume114
Issue number6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1996
Externally publishedYes

    Fingerprint

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

Cite this