Case Study 6 Small Choroidal Melanoma

  • Roger P. Harrie
  • Cynthia J. Kendall


GH is a 47-year-old woman who was seen by an ophthalmologist for a routine eye examination. She was found to have an elevated pigmented lesion in her temporal fundus on ophthalmoscopy. A fluorescein angiogram was obtained that showed early hyperfluorescence in the late arterial phase with increasing hyperfluorescence in the late venous phase that persisted after 15 min.


Retinal Detachment Retinal Vein Occlusion Posterior Vitreous Detachment Choroidal Melanoma Subretinal Hemorrhage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger P. Harrie
    • 1
  • Cynthia J. Kendall
    • 2
  1. 1.Moran Eye CenterUniversity of UtahSalt Lake CityUSA
  2. 2.SacramentoUSA

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