Spontaneous appearance of an optic disk melanocytoma in an adult.

@article{Shields2002SpontaneousAO,
  title={Spontaneous appearance of an optic disk melanocytoma in an adult.},
  author={Jerry A. Shields and Carol L Shields and Michele R. Piccone and Lory C. Snady-McCoy},
  journal={American journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2002},
  volume={134 4},
  pages={
          614-5
        }
}
PURPOSE To report a melanocytoma of the optic disk in an adult who had prior photographic documentation that the affected disk was entirely normal. METHODS Clinical evaluation and fundus photography. RESULTS An asymptomatic 45-year-old woman was found on routine ocular examination to have a typical melanocytoma in her right optic disk. Fundus photographs made 13 years earlier showed a normal right optic disk with no sign of melanocytoma or other pigmented lesion. CONCLUSIONS Although… CONTINUE READING
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