Metastatic Mucinous Adenocarcinoma (Kennerdell Case 38, PPT)

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Identifier Kennerdell_case38_ma.ppt
Title Metastatic Mucinous Adenocarcinoma (Kennerdell Case 38, PPT)
Creator John S. Kennerdell, MD, Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Allegheny General Hospital Professor, Ophthalmology, Drexel University
Subject Proptosis; Exophthalmos; Orbit; Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous; Metastatic; Ultrasonography; Tomography, X-ray Computed; Microsurgery; Biopsy, Needle, Metastatic, Metastasis
Presenting Symptom Painful left proptosis with a blind downward displaced eye for two weeks.
History Patient presented with painful left proptosis with a blind downward displaced eye for two weeks. He had a known history of gastric carcinoma with a gastric partial resection.
Neuroimaging Ultrasonic appearance of a mass behind the left eye. The ultrasound directed from left to right with a posterior wall of the eye seen and a round anechoic (solid mass) with a rounded posterior wall behind the left globe. Axial CT scan showing a lesion behind the left eye with resultant proptosis. A higher axial cut showing the lesion in the superior anterior left orbit.
Anatomy Orbit
Pathology A Papanicolaou stain needle biopsy showing the malignant mucinous adenocarcinoma cells. A cell block made from the needle biopsy further demonstrating the malignant mucinous adenocarcinoma metastasized from the gastrointestinal tract to the left orbit.
Etiology Gastric carcinoma
Disease/Diagnosis Adenocarcinoma, Mucinous; Metastatic
Treatment Left orbital exoneration
Contributor Primary Kennerdell, John S.
Publisher Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format application/pdf
Format Creation Scanned at 2700 ppi on Nikon LS2000 and Nikon 8000 film scanners.
Source 35mm Kodachrome slide
Rights Management Copyright 2008. For further information regarding the rights to this collection, please visit:
Contributing Institution Allegheny General Hospital. Dept. of Ophthalmology; Drexel University. Dept. of Ophthalmology
Holding Institution Spencer S. Eccles Health Sciences Library, University of Utah, 10 N 1900 E, SLC, UT 84112-5890
Collection Neuro-ophthalmology Virtual Education Library: NOVEL
Metadata Cataloger Ken Rockwell, Associate Librarian, Marriott Library, University of Utah
ARK ark:/87278/s6gq70g1
Setname ehsl_novel_jsk
Date Created 2007-12-14
Date Modified 2021-05-06
ID 180143
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