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Lack of tumour pigmentation in conjunctival melanoma is associated with light iris colour and worse prognosis
  1. Niels J Brouwer1,
  2. Marina Marinkovic1,
  3. Gregorius P M Luyten1,
  4. Carol L Shields2,
  5. Martine J Jager1
  1. 1 Department of Ophthalmology, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
  2. 2 Ocular Oncology Service, Wills Eye Hospital, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Martine J Jager, Department of Ophthalmology, Leiden University Medical Center, P.O. box 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden, The Netherlands; m.j.jager{at}lumc.nl

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  • CLS and MJJ are joint senior authors.

  • Contributors Design of the study: all authors. Data acquisition: NJB, MM, CLS. Data interpretation: all authors. Drafting and critical revision and approval of the manuscript: all authors.

  • Funding NJB received an MD/PhD programme grant from the LUMC. The sponsor or funding organisation had no role in the design or conduct of this research.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval The institutional medical ethics committee of the Leiden University Medical Center decided that this retrospective study did not require their approval under Dutch law. The study adhered to the tenets of the Declaration of Helsinki.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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Footnotes

  • CLS and MJJ are joint senior authors.

  • Contributors Design of the study: all authors. Data acquisition: NJB, MM, CLS. Data interpretation: all authors. Drafting and critical revision and approval of the manuscript: all authors.

  • Funding NJB received an MD/PhD programme grant from the LUMC. The sponsor or funding organisation had no role in the design or conduct of this research.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Not required.

  • Ethics approval The institutional medical ethics committee of the Leiden University Medical Center decided that this retrospective study did not require their approval under Dutch law. The study adhered to the tenets of the Declaration of Helsinki.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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