International Journal of Ophthalmic PathologyISSN: 2324-8599

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Case Report, Int J Ophthalmic Pathol Vol: 3 Issue: 3

Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma as Initial Manifestation of Uveal Melanoma

Hachicha F1*, Chebbi A2, Ouederni M1, Hani MS1, Brour J1, Abbes I3, Cheour M1, Bouguila H2 and Kraiem A1
1Department of Ophtalmologie of Habib Thameur Hospital-Tunis, University Tunis El Manar, Faculty of medicine of Tunis, Tunisia
2Department of Hedi Raies Institute-Tunis, University Tunis El Manar, Faculty of medicine of Tunis, Tunisia
3Department of Histopathology of Salah Azaiez Institue-Tunis, University Tunis El Manar, Faculty of medicine of Tunis, Tunisia
Corresponding author : Hachicha F
Department of Ophtalmologie of Habib Thameur Hospital-Tunis, University Tunis El Manar, Faculty of medicine of Tunis, Tunisia
Tel: (00216) 22387310
E-mail: [email protected]
Received: May 27, 2014 Accepted: July 23, 2014 Published: July 28, 2014
Citation: Hachicha F, Chebbi A, Ouederni M, Hani MS, Brour J, et al. (2014) Acute Angle Closure Glaucoma as Initial Manifestation of Uveal Melanoma. J Ophthalmic Pathol 3:3. doi:10.4172/2324-8599.1000140

Abstract

Uveal melanoma is the most frequent primary malignant intraocular tumor in adults. Secondary glaucoma is a rare and unusual circumstance discovery of a malignant choroidal melanoma. We report through a case report, clinical signs, management and prognosis of acute angle glaucoma as initial manifestation of uveal melanoma.

Keywords: Atypical; presentation; Choroidal melanoma; Secondary glaucoma; Treatment

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