Amelanotic Choroidal Melanoma

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    • By David L Kilpatrick, MD
      Retina Consultants of Alabama
      Co-author(s): John O. Mason, Retina Consultants of Alabama, P. C.
    • Uploaded on Apr 12, 2019.
    • Last modified by Caroline Bozell on Jul 2, 2019.
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    Amelanotic choroidal melanoma
    Condition/keywords
    amelanotic melanoma, choroidal melanoma
    Photographer
    Retina Consultants of Alabama, P. C.
    Imaging device
    Fundus camera
    Optos
    Description
    Fundus photograph of a 69-year-old male with an amelanotic choroidal melanoma and corresponding exudative retinal detachment. Transvitreal biopsy was performed at the time of radioactive I-125 plaque placement. The genetic expression profile revealed a Class 1A, PRAME negative tumor.

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