Melanocytoma of the Optic Disc

  • Xiaojing Pan
  • Ning Fan
  • Xuyang Liu
Part of the Advances in Visual Science and Eye Diseases book series (AVSED, volume 2)


Melanocytoma of the optic disc is a benign tumor originating from the optic disc, and it progresses slowly. If the tumor becomes larger, the visual acuity and visual field can be compromised. Attention should be paid to differentiating it from the malignant transformation of melanocytoma of the optic disc.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiaojing Pan
    • 1
  • Ning Fan
    • 2
  • Xuyang Liu
    • 3
    • 2
  1. 1.Shandong Eye Institute, Qingdao Eye HospitalQingdaoChina
  2. 2.Shenzhen Eye Hospital, Shenzhen UniversityShenzhenChina
  3. 3.Xiamen Eye Center of Xiamen UniversityXiamenChina

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