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Am J Ophthalmol. 1999 Aug;128(2):251-3.

Choroidal melanoma with oculodermal melanocytosis in Hispanic patients.

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Retina Clinic, Fundacion Oftalmologica Nacional, Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia.

Abstract

PURPOSE:

To describe three Hispanic patients with oculodermal melanocytosis and uveal melanoma.

METHOD:

Case series.

RESULTS:

Three Hispanic patients with oculodermal melanocytosis and uveal melanoma underwent enucleation. The diagnosis of choroidal melanoma was confirmed by histopathologic examination.

CONCLUSION:

In the Hispanic population, uveal melanoma can occur in the presence of oculodermal melanocytosis.

PMID:
10458194
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