Uveal melanomas in black patients: a case series and comparative review.

Abstract

Uveal melanomas are rare in black patients. Of a total of 2586 patients with the diagnosis of posterior uveal melanoma who were managed in the Oncology Service at Wills Eye Hospital from 1974 to 1987, 10 patients (0.39%) were black. Data on patient age (mean: 53.9 years), sex (male-to-female ratio: 7:3), and relative frequency of disease between black (0.39… (More)

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@article{Phillpotts1995UvealMI, title={Uveal melanomas in black patients: a case series and comparative review.}, author={B A Phillpotts and Richard Sanders and J. Shields and J. D. Griffiths and Jim A Augsburger and Cynthia Shields}, journal={Journal of the National Medical Association}, year={1995}, volume={87 9}, pages={709-14} }