Two differing presentations, treatments, and outcomes of malignant choroidal melanoma.

@article{Kearns2008TwoDP,
  title={Two differing presentations, treatments, and outcomes of malignant choroidal melanoma.},
  author={Carrie Kearns and Stephen P Boyer and Dax A Gay},
  journal={Optometry},
  year={2008},
  volume={79 7},
  pages={
          365-70
        }
}
BACKGROUND Choroidal melanomas represent the most common primary malignancy of the eye. As primary eye care providers, optometrists must be able to identify suspicious lesions to facilitate proper referrals and timely treatment. Metastasis occurs in approximately 75% of cases. Ongoing studies such as the Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study are bringing new information on how to best manage choroidal melanoma. Current treatments include enucleation, plaque brachytherapy, and transpupillary… CONTINUE READING
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