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Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

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Abstract

COSTA, Vital Paulino; SANTO, Ruth Miyuki  and  BETINJANE, Alberto Jorge. Neovascular glaucoma associated to choroidal melanoma: description of 2 cases. Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. [online]. 1991, vol.54, n.1, pp.43-48. ISSN 0004-2749.  http://dx.doi.org/10.5935/0004-2749.19910043.

The authors describe 2 cases of neovascular glaucoma caused by of the uvea discuss the frequency and pathogenesis of this association. They emphasize the importance of ultrassonography in the diagnosis of intraocular tumors, suggesting that this exam is mandatory in cases of neovascular glaucoma with opaque media.

Keywords : melanoma; glaucoma; neovascularization; ultrasonography; opaque media.

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