Glaucoma neovascular associado a melanoma de coróide: relato de dois casos

Glaucoma neovascular associado a melanoma de coróide: relato de dois casos


Vital Paulino Costa,
Ruth Miyuki Santo,
Alberto Jorge Betinjane


Arquivos Brasileiros de Oftalmologia

versão impressa ISSN 0004-2749versão On-line ISSN 1678-2925

Arq. Bras. Oftalmol. vol.54 no.1 São Paulo jan./fev. 1991


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.

Key words: melanoma; glaucoma; neovascularization; ultrasonography; opaque media


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