af Diagnostic Atlas Booklet

Choroidal Melanoma is a malignant tumor derived from pigment cells initiated in the choroid.

Choroidal Melanoma

opto map color image shows a large choroidal mass.

opto map af image demonstrates hyperautofluorescent lipofuscin accumulation which corresponds to the orange pigment seen in the exam, which is a high risk feature for melanoma. Hypoautofluorescence shows that the tumor has been growing for some time and permanent retinal damage has occurred.


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