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ea0052p37 | (1) | UKINETS2017

Choroidal metastases as a Harbinger of Metastatic Typical Pulmonary Carcinoid: regression and stability with Lanreotide autogel

Foo Edward , Salvi Sachin , Munir Alia , Cornish Kurt Spiteri , Mudhar Hardeep Singh , Sears Katherine , Rennie Ian

Choroidal metastases were first reported by Perls in 1872. The choroid is the most common ocular site for metastatic disease due to the abundant blood supply. Bilateral lesions are commonly associated with breast carcinoma (40–47%) and unilateral with lung (21–29%). Treatment frequently depends on the patient status but includes observation, systemic chemotherapy, immunotherapy, hormone therapy, radiotherapy, plaque therapy, or photodynamic therapy. Neuroendocrine tu...