Optic Nerve Melanocytoma

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    • By McGill University Health Centre
      The MUHC-McGill University
      Co-author(s): Miguel N. Burnier, McGill University Health Center-McGill University Ocular Pathology & Translational Research Laboratory
    • Uploaded on Nov 20, 2019.
    • Last modified by Caroline Bozell on Nov 21, 2019.
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    Condition/keywords
    melanocytoma, optic nerve
    Description
    A 39-year-old female with a pigmented mass on the optic nerve. Differential diagnosis with peripapillary melanoma. Histopathology of a typical melanocytoma with large benign melanocytes which are heavily pigmented.

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