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Local recurrence of choroidal malignant melanoma following enucleation.
  1. R. F. Sanke,
  2. J. R. Collin,
  3. A. Garner and
  4. R. B. Packard


    542 cases of choroidal malignant melanoma were reviewed. Local recurrence occurred in only 6 patients (1.11%). Five of the 6 patients had distant metastases when the local recurrence was diagnosed, and the remaining patient also developed metastases after a passage of time. These figures do not support the concept of withholding a primary implant at the time of enucleation.

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