Intraocular lymphangiogenesis in malignant melanomas of the ciliary body with extraocular extension.

@article{Heindl2009IntraocularLI,
  title={Intraocular lymphangiogenesis in malignant melanomas of the ciliary body with extraocular extension.},
  author={Ludwig M. Heindl and Tanja N Hofmann and Harald L. J. Knorr and Carmen Rummelt and Falk Schroedl and Ursula M. Schl{\"o}tzer-Schrehardt and Leonard M. Holbach and Gottfried O. H. Naumann and Friedrich Eduard Kruse and Claus Cursiefen},
  journal={Investigative ophthalmology & visual science},
  year={2009},
  volume={50 5},
  pages={1988-95}
}
PURPOSE To analyze whether lymphatic vessels can invade the normally alymphatic eye (lymphangiogenesis) in patients with malignant melanoma of the ciliary body with extraocular extension and to correlate these findings with metastasis-free survival. METHODS Ten enucleated globes with the histopathologically and immunohistochemically (S-100, HMB-45, PNL-2… CONTINUE READING