Metastases of solid tumors to the eye and ocular adnexa are rare. Herein, the authors describe the clinical, histologic, and immunohistochemical findings of a patient with a history of adenocarcinoma of the colon and a uterine carcinosarcoma (malignant mixed Müllerian tumor) who presented with proptosis and decreased vision. Positive staining with PAX-8, p16 and negative reaction for CK20 and CDX2 helped to establish the uterine origin of the metastasis. This rare case demonstrates the utility of immunohistochemical probes, especially in patients with a complex oncological history, where multiple primary sources of the metastasis are in the differential diagnosis.
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