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May 1987

Neovascular Glaucoma Associated With an Iris Melanoma: A Clinicopathologic Report

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From the Duke University Eye Center, Durham, NC.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1987;105(5):672-674. doi:10.1001/archopht.1987.01060050090044

• A 48-year-old man had uniocular neovascular glaucoma, with the only apparent predisposing factor being a primary epithelioid melanoma of the iris. The new vessels disappeared following total excision of the tumor. These findings have implications regarding the mechanisms of neovasculogenesis.

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