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Melanoma of the iris

Melanoma of the iris: Introduction

Melanoma of the iris: A cancer that develops in pigment-producing cells in the iris (colored part) of the eye. This type of melanoma usually grows slowly and rarely spreads to other parts of the eye. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Melanoma of the iris is available below.

Symptoms of Melanoma of the iris

Treatments for Melanoma of the iris

  • Radiotherapy, surgery, transpupillary thermotherapy
  • Surgery - enucleation (removal of the eye), block excision, less radical surgery for conjunctival lesions
  • Plaque brachytherapy - utilizing insertion of radioactive isotopes into the eye to destroy the melanoma
  • External beam radiation
  • Laser photocoagulation
  • more treatments...»

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  1. Melanoma of the iris: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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