Ring melanoma--a rare cause of refractory glaucoma.

  title={Ring melanoma--a rare cause of refractory glaucoma.},
  author={Vickie Lee and Ian A Cree and John L. Hungerford},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  volume={83 2},
BACKGROUND Ring melanoma of the ciliary body and iris is extremely rare and often has adverse histology. This tumour may cause raised intraocular pressure. METHODS A review of four cases of ring melanomas with insidious presentations seen in the ocular oncology service over a 12 month period. RESULTS All four patients presented with unilateral anterior segment abnormalities and refractory glaucoma. The misdiagnoses of the causes of the glaucoma included angle recession from previous blunt… CONTINUE READING


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