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April 1991

Cutaneous Malignant Melanoma Metastatic to the Choroid

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Ophthalmology (Drs Greven, Slusher, and Yeatts) and Pathology (Dr Stanton), Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1991;109(4):547-549. doi:10.1001/archopht.1991.01080040115041

• Cutaneous malignant melanoma metastatic to the eye is a well-documented occurrence in the ophthalmic literature. Typically, ocular metastatic disease occurs concomitantly with or following the documentation of disseminated metastases. We present the clinical and histopathologic findings in a 62-year-old man whose first manifestation of metastatic cutaneous melanoma was his choroidal lesion.

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