Synonyms: Orbital medulloepithelioma
Intraocular medulloepithelioma is a rare eye tumor characterized by a white gray or yellow-colored cystic mass that arises from the primitive neuroectodermal nonpigmented epithelium of the ciliary body or occasionally from the optic nerve optic disc retina or iris. Typically it has a benign clinical course with good prognosis and generally presents with childhood onset of poor vision and pain glaucoma and/or cataract. Leukocoria exotropia exophthalmos strabismus epiphora change in eye color hyphema and raised intraocular pressure are also remarkable manifestations.
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