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Multilobed uveal melanoma masquerading as postoperative choroidal detachment.
  1. J A Shields,
  2. B C Leonard and
  3. L V Sarin

    Abstract

    A case of multilobed malignant melanoma with a haemorrhagic retinal detachment which mimicked a postoperative choroidal detachment is described. Because the lesion showed no resolution six weeks after cataract surgery a tumour evaluation was undertaken. The diagnosis was established with a positive radioactive phosphorus uptake (32P) test and biopsy of the intraocular mass. A suggested approach to the diagnosis in such difficult cases is proposed.

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