Recurrent tapioca melanoma of the iris and ciliary body treated with the argon laser

R. Sloan Wilson, Frederick (Fritz) Fraunfelder, Calvin Hanna

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Abstract

A 25-year-old white woman underwent iridocyclectomy for an iris tumor. Clinically, histologically, and ultrastructurally this tumor was the same as a recently reported tapioca melanoma of the iris. During the next four months, there were recurrent growths on the ciliary body that we treated with the argon laser through a three-mirror lens. No further recurrences of the tumor were noted three years later.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)213-217
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology
Volume82
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1976
Externally publishedYes

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  • Ophthalmology

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