Extremely rapid growth of a primary choroidal melanoma.

  title={Extremely rapid growth of a primary choroidal melanoma.},
  author={Thomas R. Friberg and E S Fineberg and S McQuaig},
  journal={Archives of ophthalmology},
  volume={101 9},
A small, minimally elevated, nonpigmented choroidal tumor increased in volume 12-fold and grew from the edge of the fovea to the optic disk within 60 days. Histopathology of the enucleated globe demonstrated a mixed spindle and epithelioid cell malignant melanoma with numerous mitotic figures. The calculated doubling time of this tumor was 17 days. 

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