RETINAL AND CHOROIDAL TUMORS
The spectrum of intraocular lymphoid tumors ranges from benign reactive lymphoid hyperplasia to various types of malignant lymphoma.
Intraocular lymphoma is commonly a non-Hodgkin’s large B cell lymphoma of the eye and the CNS.
The ocular findings include large clumps of cells in the vitreous, and the fundus examination is significant for multifocal, large, yellow, sub-retinal and sub-RPE infiltrative lesions.
Patients with intraocular lymphoma can be divided into several distinct subgroups, associated with: central nervous system non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, systemic non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, and other rare forms of systemic lymphoma.
DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS of Intraocular-CNS Lymphoma:
Subretinal and Sub-RPE...