Clinical and histopathological characteristics of uveal melanoma in Asian Indians. A study of 103 patients.

@article{Biswas2004ClinicalAH,
  title={Clinical and histopathological characteristics of uveal melanoma in Asian Indians. A study of 103 patients.},
  author={Jyotirmay Biswas and Sachin Kabra and Subramanium Krishnakumar and Mahesh Palanivelu Shanmugam},
  journal={Indian journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2004},
  volume={52 1},
  pages={41-4}
}
PURPOSE To study the clinical and histopathological characteristics of uveal melanomas in Asian Indians and compare them with other ethnic groups. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and three enucleated eyes with clinical diagnosis of uveal melanoma were retrospectively studied (1987-2001) and the clinical and pathological features analysed. RESULTS Uveal melanomas constituted 0.02% of outpatients in a referral eye hospital in India over a 12-year period. The patients were predominantly… CONTINUE READING

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