Primary mediastinal choriocarcinoma in a male metastatic to the choroid

Moshe Lahav, Silvia Berkowitz, Daniel Albert

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Abstract

A rare metastatic choroidal tumor from primary mediastinal choriocarcinoma in a male is described. This tumor secreted gonadotrophins and showed the histopathologic characteristics of cytotrophoblast and syncytiotrophoblast cells. Early metastatic disease resulted in rapid death; the development of the choroidal metastatic lesion was diagnosed at autopsy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-197
Number of pages7
JournalAlbrecht von Graefes Archiv für Klinische und Experimentelle Ophthalmologie
Volume206
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 1978
Externally publishedYes

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  • Ophthalmology

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