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Malignes Melanom der Kornea nach stumpfem Trauma

Published inDer Ophthalmologe, vol. 106, no. 7, p. 625-627
Publication date2009
Abstract

We report the case of a 67-year-old woman who presented with a persisting corneal erosion after blunt injury. Six years later, a highly prominent corneal tumor had developed at the site of the initial erosion. Histological analysis revealed a malignant melanoma. This case provides evidence that malignant melanoma may be a long-term complication of corneal epithelial disorders.

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Corneal Diseases/diagnosis/etiology
  • Corneal Injuries
  • Eye Injuries/complications/diagnosis
  • Eye Neoplasms/diagnosis/etiology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Melanoma/diagnosis/etiology
  • Wounds, Nonpenetrating/complications/diagnosis
Affiliation Not a UNIGE publication
Citation (ISO format)
JUKIĆ, T et al. Malignes Melanom der Kornea nach stumpfem Trauma. In: Der Ophthalmologe, 2009, vol. 106, n° 7, p. 625–627. doi: 10.1007/s00347-008-1872-2
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ISSN of the journal0941-293X
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