Current management of posterior uveal melanoma.

  title={Current management of posterior uveal melanoma.},
  author={Jerry A. Shields and Carol L Shields},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  volume={68 12},
The management of malignant melanoma of the ciliary body and choroid (posterior uvea) is controversial. Authorities have disagreed about whether enucleation or conservative treatment offers the best prognosis. Although retrospective studies have suggested that the method of treatment makes no difference in the systemic prognosis, new studies in which the various therapeutic modalities are being compared are currently under way. The Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study is attempting to address… CONTINUE READING

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