Amelanotic Mushroom-Shaped Choroidal Melanoma

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    • By McGill University Health Centre
      The MUHC-McGill University
      Co-author(s): Sabrina Bergeron, P. Zoroquiain, E. Esposito, S. Corredor Casas, P. Logan, A. N. Odashiro, Miguel N. Burnier, Paulina GarcĂ­a de Alba Graue, McGill University Health Center-McGill University Ocular Pathology & Translational Research Laboratory
    • Uploaded on May 18, 2020.
    • Last modified by Caroline Bozell on May 19, 2020.
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    Choroidal Melanoma
    Condition/keywords
    choroidal melanoma, mushroom-shaped, enucleation
    Description
    The enucleation specimen in (B) shows an amelanotic, mushroom-shaped, slightly hemorrhagic tumor near the optic nerve (arrow). The shape is due to infiltration of the retina by a rupture of the Bruch membrane. A retinal detachment artifact is present.

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