uveal melanoma

German: Uvealmelanom
Japanese: ぶどう膜メラノーマ

Oncology. Uveal melanoma comprises melanomas of ciliary body, iris and choroid. It is the most common primary intraocular malignant tumor in adults. It is a rare tumor with an incidence of about 1/100,000 population per year. Light iris color seems to be a risk factor for uveal melanoma.

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