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October 1977

Choroidal Melanoma and Retinal Tear

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Iowa, Iowa City (Dr Shammas). Dr Wood is in private practice in Lincoln, Neb.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1977;95(10):1825-1826. doi:10.1001/archopht.1977.04450100127018

• The patient's eye contained a choroidal melanoma and a horseshoe retinal tear. Clinical recognition of the tumor led to the correct diagnosis and enucleation, avoiding unnecessary and potentially detrimental retinal detachment operations.

(Arch Ophthalmol 95:1825-1826, 1977)

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