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Ciliary body melanoma with optic nerve invasion.
  1. S al-Haddab,
  2. A Hidayat and
  3. K F Tabbara
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


    A case of melanoma of the ciliary body is presented. Initially the patient was diagnosed and treated for uveitis, but following CT scanning and ultrasound a tumour was detected and the eye enucleated. Histopathologically it was found that the tumour had invaded the optic nerve head, apparently via Cloquet's canal.

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