• Peter Spieler
  • Matthias Rössle
Part of the Essentials of Diagnostic Pathology book series (ESSENTPATH)


Normal cytology, non-tumorous disorders, and selected neoplastic lesions are discussed occurring in the different compartments of the globe. Special attention is focused on cytology of the vitreous body. A short overview is provided on common disorders of the orbital cavity, of lacrimal glands and eyelid. Various sampling techniques and sample preparation methods are also described.


Pleomorphic Adenoma Lacrimal Gland Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy Ciliary Body Uveal Melanoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Peter Spieler
    • 1
  • Matthias Rössle
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für PathologieKantonsspital St. GallenSt. GallenSwitzerland
  2. 2.Institut für Klinische PathologieUniversitätsSpital ZürichZürichSwitzerland

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