2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
4 Ophthalmic Pathology and Intraocular Tumors
Part I: Ophthalmic Pathology
Chapter 9: Lens
Neoplasia and Associations With Systemic Disorders
There are no reported cases of neoplasms arising in the human lens. Premature opacification of the lens has been observed in many systemic disorders. See BCSC Section 11, Lens and Cataract.
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.