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Melanoma On Conjunctiva

  • Guido Massi
  • Philip E. Leboit

Abstract

Ocular melanomas seen in dermatopathology or general pathology practice are mostly on the palpebral and on the bulbar conjunctiva. Conjunctiva can be also secondarily involved by cutaneous melanoma of the eyelid. The special features of conjunctival nevi can make this a challenging area.

Keywords

Cutaneous Melanoma Invasive Stage Ocular Melanoma Bulbar Conjunctiva Conjunctival Epithelium 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guido Massi
    • 1
  • Philip E. Leboit
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PathologyCatholic University Medical SchoolRomeItaly
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA

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