2014-2015 Basic and Clinical Science Course (BCSC): Section by American Academy of Ophthalmology, Robert H. Rosa Jr. MD

By American Academy of Ophthalmology, Robert H. Rosa Jr. MD

Part four offers fabrics in components: half I, Ophthalmic Pathology; and half II, Intraocular Tumors: scientific elements. half I makes use of a hierarchy that strikes from common to precise to aid derive a differential analysis for a particular tissue. half II is a compilation of chosen scientific points of value to the overall ophthalmologist. Following half II are the yankee Joint Committee on melanoma 2010 staging types for ocular and adnexal tumors.

Upon crowning glory of part four, readers might be capable to:

Describe a established method of figuring out significant ocular stipulations in accordance with a hierarchical framework of topography, sickness approach, normal prognosis and differential diagnosis
Summarize the stairs in dealing with ocular specimens for pathologic research, together with acquiring, dissecting, processing, and marking tissues
Identify these ophthalmic lesions that point out systemic ailment and are possibly existence threatening

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1 i e i t f t B Phthisis bulbi. A, Gross photograph showing globe with irregular contour, cataractous lens with calcification (asterisk), cyclitic membrane with adherent retina (arrowheads), organized ciliochoroidal effusion (open arrows), and bone formation (between green arrows). B, Photomicrograph demonstrating histopathologic correlation with gross photograph in A. Figure 2-11 (Courtesy of Robert H. ---- ------------- -· ,. CHAPTER . 3 ------------~-------------- Specimen Handling Communication Communication with the pathologist before, during, and after surgical procedures is an essential aspect of quality patient care.

Much of the debris is removed by macrophages. 4, As the scar matures, the fibroblasts subside. Newly formed blood vessels recanalize . New collagen strengthens the wound, which contracts. Note that the striated muscle cells (permanent cells) at bottom are replaced by sca r (arrow). Figure 2-1 fibrils, takes 4-6 weeks. The epithelial cells are labile; that is, some are continuously active mitotically and thus are able to completely replace the lost cells. If a thin layer of anterior cornea is lost with the abrasion, the shallow crater will be filled by epithelium, forming a facet.

The retina is anchored anteriorly to the nonpigmented epithelium of the pars plana. This union is reinforced by the attachment of the vitreous base, which straddles the ora serrata. Deformation of the eye can result in a circumferential retinal tear at the point of attachment of the ora or immediately posterior to the point of attachment of the vitreous base. Vitreoretinal traction may cause tears in a retina weakened by necrosis. Intraocular fibrocellular proliferation may occur after a penetrating injury.

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