Ophthalmology in China ›› 2023, Vol. 32 ›› Issue (5): 381-386.doi: 10.13281/j.cnki.issn.1004-4469.2023.05.004

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Ocular metastatic carcinoma

Zhu Yu, Li Yanyan   

  1. Department of Ophthalmology, First Affiliated Hospital, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou 450052, China
  • Received:2023-08-09 Online:2023-09-25 Published:2023-09-28
  • Contact: Zhu Yu, Email: zy13673666718@163.com

Abstract:  With the aging of society and the improvement of medical level, the number of people with tumor in society is increasing, and the number of patients with ocular metastatic cancer is also increasing, and 30% to 50% of the patients have the primary tumor site detected after the first symptom of the eye. Therefore, for middle-aged and elderly people, the ocular space-occupying lesion should be analyzed whether it is the primary tumor or metastatic cancer, and the cause should be found as soon as possible for the corresponding treatment. This article introduces the common primary foci, clinical manifestations and imaging features of the choroidal and orbital metastases, the diagnostic procedures, treatment methods and prognosis of ocular metastases. (Ophthalmol CHN, 2023, 32: 381-386

Key words: metastatic carcinoma, choroid, orbit