Medulloepithelioma of the Ciliary Body Revealing by a Leukocoria

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  •   Sara Idmane

  •   Mehdi Khamaily

  •   Loubna El Maaloum

  •   Bouchra Allali

  •   Asmaa El Kettani

Abstract

Leukocoria is a cause of consultation in pediatric ophthalmology, congenital catarct as well as retinoblastoma constitute the most frequent causes, nevertheless, a rarer cause can be at the origin of this white glow of the pupil: the Medullo epithelium of the ciliary body.


We report the case of a 5-year-old girl in whom a medullo epithelium of the ciliary body was suspected, revealed by a simple leukocoria, confirmed histologically after enucleation.


Keywords: non pigmented ciliary epithelium, Leukocoria, enucleation , embryonal tumor

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