Founded in 1993
  Year: 2009 | Volume: 17 | Issue: 3-4 | Pages: 83-85
  Case Report
  OCULAR MALIGNANT MELANOMA IN PREGNANCY: IS A HAPPY ENDING POSSIBLE?
Zorka Grgic, Ana Oros, Dejan Rašic, Lazar Popovic, Milica Popovic
  DOI: 10.2298/AOO0904083G
  Abstract:
  Uveal, especially choroidal melanoma is the most common ocular melanoma. There is no clear evidence that pregnancy impacts its development.Enucleation is generally indicated for advanced tumors. Five–year mortality rate is 53% in patients with large melanomas (>8 mm).
  Key words: Eye Neoplasms; Melanoma; Pregnancy
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