Melanoma-associated paraneoplastic retinopathy: case report and review of the literature.

  title={Melanoma-associated paraneoplastic retinopathy: case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Kerstin Boeck and Sylvia Hofmann and Matthias Klopfer and Univ Ian and Thomas. L. Schmidt and Reinhard Engst and Charles Edward Thirkill and Johannes Hofaker Ring},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  volume={137 3},
A 51-year-old white male suffering from metastatic malignant melanoma of the skin presented with lymph node metastases and paraneoplastic retinopathy 4 years after resection of the primary tumour. There were no cerebral metastases. Ocular symptoms consisting of night blindness and sensations of 'shimmering lights' persisted after total resection of the inguinal lymph node metastases and administration of dacarbazine and prednisone. Perimetry of both eyes was abnormal with concentric restriction… CONTINUE READING


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