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January 1999

Circumscribed Choroidal Hemangioma Managed by Transpupillary Thermotherapy

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Copyright 1999 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.1999

Arch Ophthalmol. 1999;117(1):136-137. doi:10.1001/archopht.117.1.136

CIRCUMSCRIBED choroidal hemangioma is a benign vascular tumor that may affect central vision.1 Asymptomatic lesions are managed by periodic observation. Treatment is employed when secondary serous retinal detachment threatens or impairs central vision. Treatment options include laser photocoagulation1,2 or low-dose radiotherapy.3

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