The Pediatric Choroidal and Ciliary Body Melanoma Study A Survey by the European Ophthalmic Oncology Group

Al-Jamal R. T. , Cassoux N., Desjardins L., Damato B., Konstantinidis L., Coupland S. E. , ...More

OPHTHALMOLOGY, vol.123, no.4, pp.898-907, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 123 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2015.12.024
  • Title of Journal : OPHTHALMOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.898-907


Purpose: To collect comprehensive data on choroidal and ciliary body melanoma (CCBM) in children and to validate hypotheses regarding pediatric CCBM: children younger than 18 years, males, and those without ciliary body involvement (CBI) have more favorable survival prognosis than young adults 18 to 24 years of age, females, and those with CBI.