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What is Ocular melanoma?

What is Ocular melanoma?

  • Ocular melanoma: A type of cancer that develops in the eye. The cancer develops from pigment-producing cells called melanocytes. This cancer becomes more common with increasing age.

Ocular melanoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Ocular melanoma, or a subtype of Ocular melanoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Ocular melanoma: Introduction

Types of Ocular melanoma:

Broader types of Ocular melanoma:

How serious is Ocular melanoma?

Complications of Ocular melanoma: see complications of Ocular melanoma

What causes Ocular melanoma?

Causes of Ocular melanoma: see causes of Ocular melanoma

What are the symptoms of Ocular melanoma?

Symptoms of Ocular melanoma: see symptoms of Ocular melanoma

Complications of Ocular melanoma: see complications of Ocular melanoma

Ocular melanoma: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Ocular melanoma.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Ocular melanoma.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Ocular melanoma: Oncologist, Ophthalmologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Ocular melanoma.
Treatments for Ocular melanoma: see treatments for Ocular melanoma
Research for Ocular melanoma: see research for Ocular melanoma

Name of Ocular melanoma

Main name of condition: Ocular melanoma

Ocular melanoma: Related Conditions

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