Abstract A case is reported in which an eye of a patient was found to contain a malignant melanoma of the peripheral choroid and ciliary body in association with a serous retinal detachment and hole. The hole and detachment were not directly over the tumor. The importance of clinically recognizing this possible combination of findings is stressed. References 1. Bierman, E.O.: Retinal Tears Associated With Tumors , Amer J Ophthal 46:74-75, 1958. 2. Boniuk, M., and Zimmerman, L.E.: Occurrence and Behavior of Choroidal Melanomas in Eyes Subjected to Operations for Retinal Detachment , Trans Amer Acad Ophthal Otolaryng 66:642-658, 1962. 3. Manschot, W.A.: Ring Melanoma , Arch Ophthal 71:625-632, 1964.Crossref 4. Manschot, W.A.: Retinal Hole in a Case of Choroidal Melanoma , Arch Ophthal 73:666-668, 1965.Crossref 5. McGraw, J.L.: Malignant Melanoma Associated With Retinal Hole , Arch Ophthal 46:666-667, 1951.Crossref 6. Morgan, O.G.: Some Problems Arising in a Case of Malignant Melanoma of the Choroid , Trans Ophthal Soc UK 76:649-657, 1956. 7. Reese, A.B.: Tumors of the Eye , New York: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1963, p 264. 8. Starr, H.J., and Zimmerman, L.E.: " Extrascleral Extension and Orbital Recurrence of Malignant Melanomas of the Choroid and Ciliary Body ," in Zimmerman, L.E. (ed.): Tumors of the Eye and Adnexa , Boston: Little, Brown & Company, 1962, pp 369-385.
Archives of Ophthalmology – American Medical Association
Published: Feb 1, 1967