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Fatal small melanoma study

The aim of this study is to report a series of patients with fatal small uveal melanoma.




Principal Investigator

Tero Kivelš


Study design

Case series


Number of patients

Minimum of 12


Inclusion criteria

Uveal melanoma less than 10 mm in basal diameter

Metastatic death with histological proof of metastatic disease


Exclusion criteria

Uncertainty regarding cause of death

Absence of clinical ocular photograph

Incomplete documentation of tumour dimensions