Jessica Norkus » Extrascleral Extension of Choroidal Melanoma

  • Extra-scleral Extension of Choroidal Melanoma

    Dec 23 2021 by Jessica Norkus

    89-year-old female with extra-scleral extension of choroidal metastatic melanoma. Patient hadn't been seen by any eye doctor in 3 years prior to this visit. Noticed sclera darkening about 6 months ago, with vision loss noted for about 4-5 months. Presented with LP vision. Emergent MRI of brain/orbit showed no extension beyond what is seen at slit lamp. CT C/A/P w/ contrast ordered and found 2 hepatic lesions, concerning for potential mets. Patient referred to medical oncology.

    Photographer: Jessica Norkus, COA, OSC

    Imaging device: Topcon TRC 50DX

    Condition/keywords: choroidal melanoma, extrascleral extension, metastatic cancer, metastatic lesion

  • Extra-scleral Extension of Choroidal Melanoma

    Dec 23 2021 by Jessica Norkus

    89-yea- old female with extra-scleral extension of choroidal metastatic melanoma. Patient hadn't been seen by any eye doctor in 3 years prior to this visit. Noticed sclera darkening about 6 months ago, with vision loss noted for about 4-5 months. Presented with LP vision. Emergent MRI of brain/orbit showed no extension beyond what is seen at slit lamp. CT C/A/P w/ contrast ordered and found 2 hepatic lesions, concerning for potential mets. Patient referred to medical oncology.

    Photographer: Jessica Norkus, COA, OSC

    Imaging device: Topcon TRC 50DX

    Condition/keywords: choroidal melanoma, external photography, extrascleral extension, metastatic cancer, metastatic lesion

  • Extra-scleral Extension of Choroidal Melanoma

    Dec 23 2021 by Jessica Norkus

    89-year-old female with extra-scleral extension of choroidal metastatic melanoma. Patient hadn't been seen by any eye doctor in 3 years prior to this visit. Noticed scleral darkening about 6 months ago, with vision loss noted for about 4-5 months. Presented with LP vision. Emergent MRI of brain/orbit showed no extension beyond what is seen at slit lamp. CT C/A/P w/ contrast ordered and found 2 hepatic lesions, concerning for potential mets. Patient referred to medical oncology.

    Photographer: Jessica Norkus, COA, OSC

    Imaging device: Topcon TRC 50DX

    Condition/keywords: choroidal melanoma, external photography, extrascleral extension, metastatic cancer, metastatic lesion

  • Extra-scleral Extension of Choroidal Melanoma

    Dec 23 2021 by Jessica Norkus

    89-year-old female with extra-scleral extension of choroidal metastatic melanoma. Patient hadn't been seen by any eye doctor in 3 years prior to this visit. Noticed scleral darkening about 6 months ago, with vision loss noted for about 4-5 months. Presented with LP vision. Emergent MRI of brain/orbit showed no extension beyond what is seen at slit lamp. CT C/A/P w/ contrast ordered and found 2 hepatic lesions, concerning for potential mets. Patient referred to medical oncology.

    Photographer: Jessica Norkus, COA, OSC

    Imaging device: Topcon TRC 50DX

    Condition/keywords: choroidal melanoma, extrascleral extension, metastatic cancer, metastatic lesion

  • Extra-scleral Extension of Choroidal Melanoma

    Dec 23 2021 by Jessica Norkus

    89-year-old female with extra-scleral extension of choroidal metastatic melanoma. Patient hadn't been seen by any eye doctor in 3 years prior to this visit. Noticed scleral darkening about 6 months ago, with vision loss noted for about 4-5 months. Presented with LP vision. Emergent MRI of brain/orbit showed no extension beyond what is seen at slit lamp. CT C/A/P w/ contrast ordered and found 2 hepatic lesions, concerning for potential mets. Patient referred to medical oncology.

    Photographer: Jessica Norkus, COA, OSC

    Imaging device: Topcon TRC 50DX

    Condition/keywords: choroidal melanoma, external photography, extrascleral extension, metastatic cancer, metastatic lesion