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Choroidal Melanoma | Intraocular Irradiation Risk Factors for Papillopathy & Maculopathy

Purpose:

To identify the risk of visual damage associated with intraocular irradiation using the study of Gragoudas et al.

Specialty:

Hematology Oncology
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

risk factors, response to therapy, complication detection

ICD-10:

C43, C44

Description:

Intraocular irradiation administered for choroidal melanoma can result in a variety of ocular complications. The presence of certain risk factors can help identify a patient who may be at risk for vision loss in the treated eye. The authors are from the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts General Hospital.

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