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Case Study 144 Choroidal Melanoma Treated with Radioactive Plaque

  • Roger P. Harrie
  • Cynthia J. Kendall
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Abstract

WP is a 52-year-old man who complained of a shadow in his right eye for several months. He went initially to an optometrist, who could not improve his vision with refraction and documented a depression on automated perimetry in his temporal field of vision. Ophthalmoscopy revealed a darkly pigmented nasal tumor. The patient was referred for echography.

Keywords

Temporal Field Liver Function Test Radiation Damage Internal Reflectivity Radioactive Iodine 
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Supplementary material

A-scan of malignant melanoma (WMV 12 MB)

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Video clip A JPEG A-scan of malignant melanoma First arrow: tumor surface. Second arrow: sclera (JPEG 53.2 KB)

Spontaneous vascularity in malignant melanoma (WMV 3.14 MB)

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Video clip K JPEG spontaneous vascularity in malignant melanoma Top arrow: melanoma Bottom arrow: retina (JPEG 66.7 KB)

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger P. Harrie
    • 1
  • Cynthia J. Kendall
    • 2
  1. 1.Moran Eye CenterUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA
  2. 2.SacramentoUSA

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