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Tumours of the eye and orbit 

Tumours of the eye and orbit
Chapter:
Tumours of the eye and orbit
Author(s):

Daniel G. Ezra

, Geoffrey E. Rose

, Jacob Pe’er

, Sarah E. Coupland

, Stefan Seregard

, G.P.M. Luyten

, and Annette C. Moll

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199656103.003.0057

March 29, 2019: This chapter has been re-evaluated and remains up-to-date. No changes have been necessary.

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date: 19 August 2019

This chapter provides information about the tumours of the eye and orbit, including benign and malignant lesions of the conjunctiva and ocular adnexa as well as intraocular tumours, such as uveal melanoma, vascular tumours, and lymphoma of the retina and CNS. The chapter also provides information on the symptoms and signs of such lesions, the recommended examination and imaging procedures, the principles of management and treatment, assessment of quality of life, as well as on prognosis, histopathology, differential diagnoses, and molecular biology. Each section discusses not only optimal potentially curative management, but also long-term follow-up and maintenance of vision.

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