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Choroidal Hemangioma

  • Duangnate RojanapornEmail author
Chapter
Part of the Retina Atlas book series (RA)

Abstract

Choroidal hemangioma is a benign vascular harmatoma of the choroid, which is classified into two types, circumscribed choroidal hemangioma and diffuse choroidal hemangioma. Circumscribed choroidal hemangioma is an isolated solitary tumor without systemic association, whereas diffuse choroidal hemangioma is usually associated with Sturge-Weber syndrome. However, there are few cases reports of circumscribed choroidal hemangioma in Sturge-Weber syndrome patients (Scott et al. 1991; Cheung et al. 2000; Shields et al. 2001).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of MedicineRamathibodi Hospital, Mahidol UniversityBangkokThailand

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