Malignant melanoma of the conjunctiva with intraocular extension: a clinicopathological study of three cases

@article{Sandinha2006MalignantMO,
  title={Malignant melanoma of the conjunctiva with intraocular extension: a clinicopathological study of three cases},
  author={Teresa Sandinha and Heather Russell and Ewan Kemp and F. D. K. Roberts},
  journal={Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology},
  year={2006},
  volume={245},
  pages={431-436}
}
Malignant melanoma of the conjunctiva is a rare tumour with an unpredictable behaviour, characterised by the high risk of local recurrence and metastatic spread. Intraocular extension of a conjunctival melanoma is rare. We present three cases of primary conjunctival melanoma with intraocular extension. Three patients presented with primary conjunctival melanomas, which either arose at or later involved the limbus on a background of primary acquired melanosis. Despite adequate primary local… CONTINUE READING

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