By Bertil Damato, Arun D. Singh
Written through the world over popular specialists, medical Ophthalmic Oncology presents functional assistance and recommendation at the analysis and administration of the entire variety of ocular cancers. The ebook offers all the state of the art wisdom required so as to determine those cancers early and to regard them as successfully as attainable. utilizing the knowledge supplied, readers may be capable of offer powerful sufferer care utilizing the newest wisdom on all features of ophthalmic oncology, to ensure diagnostic conclusions in accordance with comparability with a variety of full-color scientific images, and to find required info speedy because of the clinically centred and basic layout. This quantity, committed completely to uveal tumors, explains a number of the diagnostic and biopsy options which may be used and describes the healing innovations of power price for various forms of tumor.
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B. D. A. D. 1 Introduction Iris nevus is a stromal lesion and therefore quite different from an iris freckle, in which melanocytes collect only superficially, without stromal involvement. Iris freckles can be seen in up to 60 % of the population, whereas nevi are less common (4–6 %) . Both iris freckles and nevi are more frequent in light-colored irides . Patients with dysplastic nevus syndrome may have a tendency to develop iris nevi [3, 4]. Although an association between iris nevi and uveal melanomas has been reported , it is doubtful whether these two conditions are genuinely associated .
If the globe softens, balanced salt solution can be injected into the vitreous cavity. Post-equatorial Tumors Posterior choroidal tumors are most accessible by a transvitreal approach (Fig. 1). A 25–30gauge needle attached to a 5-ml syringe by a short tubing is introduced into the mid-vitreous cavity through the pars plana 4 mm behind the limbus. The meridian of insertion is selected according to the location of the tumor. The needle can be guided into the tumor either under indirect ophthalmoscopic control or using the operating microscope, depending upon surgeon’s preference .