Clinical Ophthalmic Oncology: Uveal Tumors by Bertil Damato, Arun D. Singh

By Bertil Damato, Arun D. Singh

Written via the world over well known specialists, scientific Ophthalmic Oncology offers functional tips and suggestion at the prognosis and administration of the full diversity of ocular cancers. The booklet offers all the cutting-edge wisdom required so one can determine those cancers early and to regard them as successfully as attainable. utilizing the knowledge supplied, readers may be in a position to supply powerful sufferer care utilizing the newest wisdom on all features of ophthalmic oncology, to ensure diagnostic conclusions in keeping with comparability with a variety of full-color scientific pictures, and to find required details quick because of the clinically targeted and easy layout. This quantity, committed exclusively to uveal tumors, explains a few of the diagnostic and biopsy recommendations that could be used and describes the healing ideas of strength worth for various varieties of tumor.

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1 Amelanotic Uveal Tumor (Primary vs Metastasis) 3 Fine Needle Aspiration Biopsy 23 a b c d e Fig. 5 Fundus photograph depicting a completely amelanotic tumor (a). B-scan ultrasonography demonstrated a collar-button-shaped tumor (b). A-scan ultrasonography showed low to medium internal reflectivity (c). Fine needle aspiration biopsy revealed spindle cells lack- ing melanin, consistent with the clinical impression of amelanotic choroidal melanoma (d). D. Singh et al. 24 vailable for 9 of those, and the cytologic diagnoses were confirmed in 8 out of 9 cases.

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