Uveal melanoma

Case contributed by Dr Wen Jak Ma

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male

MRI orbits

Bright T1 dark T2 enhancing lesion from superior uvea. 


Left eye

Vascular intra-orbital mass. 

Case Discussion

The patient went on to have surgery which found the lesion to be attached to the sclera. 

Histopathology confirmed a melanin-containing melanoma.

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Case information

rID: 17459
Published: 16th Apr 2012
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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