Ciliary body lymphangiogenesis in uveal melanoma with and without extraocular extension.

@article{Khan2013CiliaryBL,
  title={Ciliary body lymphangiogenesis in uveal melanoma with and without extraocular extension.},
  author={Anam M. Khan and Dov B Kagan and Neeru R Gupta and Eduardo Vitor Navajas and Ya-ping Jin and Yeni H. Y{\"u}cel},
  journal={Ophthalmology},
  year={2013},
  volume={120 2},
  pages={306-10}
}
PURPOSE To determine whether peritumoral ciliary body lymphatics are found in uveal melanoma in the absence of extraocular extension. DESIGN Consecutive case series from 1999 to 2005. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-two uveal melanoma cases involving the ciliary body from the Ophthalmic Pathology Laboratory, University of Toronto, of which 23 showed no extraocular extension. METHODS All immunofluorescence studies and quantitative analyses were performed in a masked fashion. Sections were… CONTINUE READING