What is the role of a slit-lamp exam in the workup of primary central nervous system lymphoma (PCNSL)?

Updated: Jul 06, 2021
  • Author: Caroline T Goldin, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen A Berman, MD, PhD, MBA  more...
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Although fewer than 10% have vitreous involvement at initial presentation, all patients should undergo slit-lamp examination. Vitrectomy may establish the diagnosis, sparing brain biopsy in these patients.

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