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April 1976

Cellular Blue Nevus of the Sclera

Author Affiliations

From the Eye Pathology Laboratory and Retina Service, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, and the Department of Retina Research of the Eye Research Institute, Retina Foundation, Boston.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1976;94(4):618-620. doi:10.1001/archopht.1976.03910030302010

• An isolated cellular blue nevus of the sclera was discovered and removed during a retinal detachment operation. Such benign tumors may be misdiagnosed clinically as an extension of a melanoma of the choroid or histologically as melanoma.

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