Two patients are described in whom black hypopyon and black keratic precipitates occurred as a result of intraocular melanoma. In one instance the hypopyon was due to a clinically unsuspected primary choroidal melanoma in an eye with opaque media; in the second case the tumor was metastatic to the uvea from a cutaneous melanoma. Histological examination showed the hypopyon to be composed of pigment-laden macrophages and neoplastic melanoma cells.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||14|
|Journal||Albrecht von Graefes Archiv für Klinische und Experimentelle Ophthalmologie|
|State||Published - Mar 1 1975|
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