Melanoma

  • Juan Orellana
  • Alan H. Friedman

Abstract

Uveal melanomas are not usually seen in the young adult; they are considered adult cancers. The lesion is likewise unusual in blacks, native Americans and Americans of Oriental extraction. Blue irides, male gender, and exposure to prolonged sunlight are some of the factors commonly seen in patients with melanoma of the choroid.

Keywords

Argon Cobalt Excavation Fluorescein Tral 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • Juan Orellana
    • 1
  • Alan H. Friedman
    • 1
  1. 1.Mount Sinai School of MedicineNew YorkUSA

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