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Journal of Translational Internal Medicine

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Metastatic choroidal melanoma: A therapeutic challenge and role of novel herbal medicines

Nizara Baishya / Manigreeva Krishnatreya
  • Department of Cancer Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Dr. B. Borooah Cancer Institute, Guwahati, Assam, India
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/ Anupam Sarma / Amal C. Kataki / Saurav Saikia
Published Online: 2015-04-24 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4103/2224-4018.147749

Abstract

Choridal melanoma (CM) is a common ocular malignancy. We present here a case of a 62-year-old female with a CM with incidental diagnosis of pulmonary metastasis. The diagnosis of CM with incidental metastasis to lungs is rare and presents a therapeutic challenge to the physician in an otherwise healthy individual. The role of herbal medicine should be investigated further for the treatment of metastasis in CM.

Keywords: Choroidal melanoma; lung; metastasis

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Published Online: 2015-04-24

Published in Print: 2014-12-01


Citation Information: Journal of Translational Internal Medicine, ISSN (Online) 2224-4018, DOI: https://doi.org/10.4103/2224-4018.147749.

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