Choroid


Outermost layer of the choroid –


A. Haller’s layer

B. Sattler’s layer

C. Choriocapillaris

D. Bruch’s membrane



Most common site for metastasis in the eye-


A. Uvea

B. Retina

C. Choroid

D. Ciliary body



Primary cancers that most commonly lead to choroidal metastases


A. Breast cancer

B. Lungs cancer

C. Thyroid cancer

D. Liver cancer



Which is the most common primary malignant intraocular tumor?


A. Intraocular lymphoma

B. basal or squamous cell

C. Retinoblastoma

D. Choroidal melanoma



Innermost layer of the choroid-


A. Haller’s layer

B. Sattler’s layer

C. Choriocapillaris

D. Bruch’s membrane



ALL of the following are correct about arteries of the uveal circulation EXCEPT –


A. Supply outer layers of the retina

B. Branches of the ophthalmic artery

C. Enter the eyeball passing with the optic nerve

D. Supply middle layers of the retina



Choroid layers -Outermost to Innermost


  1. Haller’s layer – outermost layer of the choroid consisting of larger diameter blood vessels
  2. Sattler’s layer – layer of medium diameter blood vessels
  3. Choriocapillaris – layer of capillaries
  4. Bruch’s membrane – innermost layer of the choroid

Most common primary tumours to metastasise to the eye are from –


  • Breast (47%),
  • Lung (21%),
  • Gastrointestinal tract (4%)

Bilateral, multifocal metastases are most often secondary to breast cancer

Unilateral, unifocal metastasis are more commonly found with lung cancer.


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