Conjunctival malignant melanoma in Sweden 1969-91.

  title={Conjunctival malignant melanoma in Sweden 1969-91.},
  author={Stefan Seregard and Erik Kock},
  journal={Acta ophthalmologica},
  volume={70 3},
Clinical information, follow-up and histopathological parameters of the primary lesions were assessed for all (45) individuals with conjunctival malignant melanomas in Sweden presenting during a 22.5 year period (1969 to mid 1991). The annual incidence of conjunctival malignant melanoma in Sweden was 0.0240 per 100,000. On average, two new cases were diagnosed each year (population 8.6 million in 1991). Sixty-two per cent of the lesions recurred, but re-growth in itself was not correlated to… CONTINUE READING