International Ophthalmology

, Volume 33, Issue 2, pp 163–165 | Cite as

Presumed choroidal metastasis secondary to clear cell sarcoma of the right knee

  • Kristen Harris Nwanyanwu
  • Grant Comer
  • Hakan Demirci
Case Report


To present a case of choroidal metastasis of clear cell sarcoma of the tendons and aponeuroses. Observational case report. A 63-year-old woman with multiple systemic metastasis secondary to clear cell sarcoma of the tendons and aponeuroses in her right knee presented with a 3 days history of blurred vision in her left eye. At the time of presentation, her visual acuity was 20/125 in her left eye. Fundus examination of the left eye showed three amelanotic choroidal lesions associated with subretinal fluid. The patient was diagnosed with presumed choroidal metastasis secondary to clear cell sarcoma of the tendons and aponeuroses. Clear cell sarcoma of the tendons and aponeuroses rarely metastasize to the choroid.


Eye Choroid Metastasis Clear cell sarcoma of the knee 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kristen Harris Nwanyanwu
    • 1
  • Grant Comer
    • 1
  • Hakan Demirci
    • 1
  1. 1.W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual ScienceUniversity of MichiganAnn ArborUSA

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