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A Case Report of Melanocytoma Monitoring and Diagnosis

Introduction: We report a case of a 73-year-old Caucasian woman, who comes in our department for floaters and phosphenes for 6 months. The visual acuity (VA) was 20/20 in the right eye (OD) and 20/25 in the left eye (OS), anterior segment examination was normal. On examination of the fundus posterior vitreous detachment is seen in both eyes, in the left eye we observed a hyperpigmented lesion, flat, irregular borders, juxtapapillary 1.5...

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Standard and High Resolution Echographic Features of Melanocytoma

Amy C. Schefler, MD (Miami, FL), Brandy Hayden (Miami, FL), David H. Abramson, MD (New York, NY), Timothy G. Murray, MD (Miami, FL) PURPOSE: This study characterizes the echographic features of optic nerve head melanocytoma as detected by standard 10mHz and high-resolution 20 mHz ophthalmic ultrasound. METHODS: A retrospective chart review of all patients diagnosed with melanocytoma of the optic nerve head was performed for all patients...

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