Choroidal melanoma with oculodermal melanocytosis in Hispanic patients

Ricardo Infante De German-Ribon, Arun D. Singh, J Fernando Arevalo, William Driebe, Thomas Eskin

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PURPOSE: To describe three Hispanic patients with oculodermal melanocytosis and uveal melanoma. METHOD: Case series. RESULTS: Three Hispanic patients with oculodermal melanocytosis and uveal melanoma underwent enucleation. The diagnosis of choroidal melanoma was confirmed by histopathologic examination. CONCLUSION: In the Hispanic population, uveal melanoma can occur in the presence of oculodermal melanocytosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)251-253
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume128
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1999

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Choroidal melanoma with oculodermal melanocytosis in Hispanic patients. / Infante De German-Ribon, Ricardo; Singh, Arun D.; Arevalo, J Fernando; Driebe, William; Eskin, Thomas.

In: American Journal of Ophthalmology, Vol. 128, No. 2, 08.1999, p. 251-253.

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Infante De German-Ribon, Ricardo ; Singh, Arun D. ; Arevalo, J Fernando ; Driebe, William ; Eskin, Thomas. / Choroidal melanoma with oculodermal melanocytosis in Hispanic patients. In: American Journal of Ophthalmology. 1999 ; Vol. 128, No. 2. pp. 251-253.
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