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naevus

(US), nevus
any congenital growth or pigmented blemish on the skin; birthmark or mole
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Lipofuscin from poorly functioning retinal pigment epithelium can be observed on the surface of metastatic deposits, which can also be seen in choroidal melanoma.
Ocular melanoma, also known as uveal or choroidal melanoma, develops in the uvea, or uveal tract, of the eye, and is a rare and aggressive eye cancer.
Peripheral exudative hemorrhagic chorioretinopathy simulating choroidal melanoma in 173 eyes.
The pathological diagnosis was choroidal melanoma [Figure 1], a4.
A review of mortality from choroidal melanoma, II: a meta-analysis of 5-year mortality rates following enucleation, 1966 through 1988.
Extension of a choroidal melanoma to sclera, optic nerve of orbit may warrant more cautious prognosis (MILLER & DUBIELZIG 2005).
Oliver focused on choroidal melanoma of the eye or uveal cancer, which can spread quickly to the liver and lungs.
According to the company, both of these have demonstrated attractive pharmacokinetic and safety properties and efficacy in destroying abnormal vasculature in a rat choroidal melanoma model.
Oxigene has two topical formulations of Zybrestat in development - an eye drop and a minitab - both of which have shown attractive pharmacokinetic and safety properties, and efficacy in destroying abnormal vasculature in a rat choroidal melanoma model.
John, of Eastern Green, said: "They said I had choroidal melanoma.
Gherardi et al reported a localized and asymptomatic metastasis in the thyroid from an untreated choroidal melanoma, which was incidentally discovered by fine-needle aspiration biopsy (11).
Although rare, choroidal melanoma is the most common primary intraocular malignant tumor in adults older than 20 years.