2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
4 Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors
Part II: Intraocular Tumors: Clinical Aspects
Chapter 17: Melanocytic Tumors
Epithelial Tumors of the Uveal Tract and Retina
Simple hamartoma of the RPE is a small (up to 1 mm), sharply demarcated, pigmented transretinal lesion that is located close to the center of the macula, arising from the RPE (Fig 17-14B). These lesions do not change over time.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 4 - Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.