Metastatic malignant melanoma causing chiasmal syndrome

Lawrence W. Hirst, Neil R. Miller, George B. Udvarhelyi

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Malignant melanoma metastases to the pituitary area is described in two patients causing the presenting signs of a chiasmal syndrome. Diagnosis was confirmed by biopsy; subtotal removal of the tumor with decompression of the chiasm and optic nerves was followed by a dramatic visual improvement for the remainder of the patient's lives.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)21-27
Number of pages7
Issue number1
StatePublished - 1983

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Clinical Neurology


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