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Malignant melanoma of the conjunctiva.

Malignant melanoma of the conjunctiva. Brtt. J. Ophthal. (1970) 631 54, of the conjunctiva Malignant melanoma AMRESH CHOPDAR Exeter West of England Eye Infirmary, Case report presented at the Outpatients Department of the West of England Eye A woman 65-year-old 8, 1970, complaining of a pigmented mass at the corneo-scleral junction of the Infirmary on January duration. On questioning she remembered having previously had a small right eye of uncertain at about to 5 mm. away from the limbus. brownish spot 4 had some degree of hyperthyroidism and hypertension, but was free from In the past she had any treatment. symptoms and not receiving Examination There was an elliptical pigmented lesion 6 x 3 nmm. and raised by approximately I mm. from the surface at the temporal side of the limbus of the right eye. The lesion extended over the surface of almost reaching to the outer margin of the pupil; there was also a slight extension laterally the cornea, from the limbus to the bulbar conjunctiva. A large blood vessel was feeding the tumour from the lateral canthus (Fig. I). FIG. I melanoma at the limbus in Malignant the vessel Note right eye. large feeding was in the with +2-5 D sph., +0.25 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png British Journal of Ophthalmology British Medical Journal

Malignant melanoma of the conjunctiva.

British Journal of Ophthalmology , Volume 54 (9) – Sep 1, 1970

Malignant melanoma of the conjunctiva.

British Journal of Ophthalmology , Volume 54 (9) – Sep 1, 1970

Abstract

Brtt. J. Ophthal. (1970) 631 54, of the conjunctiva Malignant melanoma AMRESH CHOPDAR Exeter West of England Eye Infirmary, Case report presented at the Outpatients Department of the West of England Eye A woman 65-year-old 8, 1970, complaining of a pigmented mass at the corneo-scleral junction of the Infirmary on January duration. On questioning she remembered having previously had a small right eye of uncertain at about to 5 mm. away from the limbus. brownish spot 4 had some degree of hyperthyroidism and hypertension, but was free from In the past she had any treatment. symptoms and not receiving Examination There was an elliptical pigmented lesion 6 x 3 nmm. and raised by approximately I mm. from the surface at the temporal side of the limbus of the right eye. The lesion extended over the surface of almost reaching to the outer margin of the pupil; there was also a slight extension laterally the cornea, from the limbus to the bulbar conjunctiva. A large blood vessel was feeding the tumour from the lateral canthus (Fig. I). FIG. I melanoma at the limbus in Malignant the vessel Note right eye. large feeding was in the with +2-5 D sph., +0.25

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Publisher
British Medical Journal
ISSN
0007-1161
eISSN
1468-2079
DOI
10.1136/bjo.54.9.631
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Abstract

Brtt. J. Ophthal. (1970) 631 54, of the conjunctiva Malignant melanoma AMRESH CHOPDAR Exeter West of England Eye Infirmary, Case report presented at the Outpatients Department of the West of England Eye A woman 65-year-old 8, 1970, complaining of a pigmented mass at the corneo-scleral junction of the Infirmary on January duration. On questioning she remembered having previously had a small right eye of uncertain at about to 5 mm. away from the limbus. brownish spot 4 had some degree of hyperthyroidism and hypertension, but was free from In the past she had any treatment. symptoms and not receiving Examination There was an elliptical pigmented lesion 6 x 3 nmm. and raised by approximately I mm. from the surface at the temporal side of the limbus of the right eye. The lesion extended over the surface of almost reaching to the outer margin of the pupil; there was also a slight extension laterally the cornea, from the limbus to the bulbar conjunctiva. A large blood vessel was feeding the tumour from the lateral canthus (Fig. I). FIG. I melanoma at the limbus in Malignant the vessel Note right eye. large feeding was in the with +2-5 D sph., +0.25

Journal

British Journal of OphthalmologyBritish Medical Journal

Published: Sep 1, 1970

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