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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2017, 5(10), 262-263
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-5-10-3
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Late Metastatic Presentation of Ocular Melanoma

Nazish Malik1, , Munawwar Hussain2 and Syed Mussadiq Ali Akbar Naqvi3

1Conemaugh Memorial Medical center, USA

2Department of Internal Medicine, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, PA. USA

3Department of Internal Medicine, Parkland Hospital Dallas, TX. USA

Pub. Date: October 23, 2017

Cite this paper:
Nazish Malik, Munawwar Hussain and Syed Mussadiq Ali Akbar Naqvi. Late Metastatic Presentation of Ocular Melanoma. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2017; 5(10):262-263. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-5-10-3

Abstract

Choroidal melanoma is the most common primary intraocular malignant tumor and the second most common type of primary malignant melanoma in the body. The liver is main site of metastasis in more than 80% cases. There is no consensus regarding follow up with patient having ocular melanoma to see any metastatic disease. We present a case admitted with right upper quadrant pain and diagnosed with metastatic melanoma due to right ocular lesion treated 20 years ago. After the diagnosis was made patient survived only for two weeks. That further signifies the unpredictable course of the disease.

Keywords:
choroidal melanoma follow up liver metastasis

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