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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Abstract

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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology

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