Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9570

Mohamed Kriet

Department of Ophthalmology, Avicenne Hospital, Marrakech, Morocco

  • Case Report   
    Choroidal Melanoma in a Patient with Neurofibromatosis: a case report
    Author(s): Farah Benelkadri*, Mehdi El Filali, Basma Ouidani and Mohamed Kriet

    Introduction: Neurofibromatosis type 1(NF1), is a neurodermal dysplasia. It is a multisystem hamartomatous disorder. The association of NF1 and uveal melanoma is also debatable, despite an embryological plausibility. We report a case of a choroidal melanoma in a patient with NF1. Aim: Underline the importance of considering the diagnosis of choroidal melanoma when a choroidal mass is evident in patients with neurofibromatosis type1. Observation: A 43-year-old woman with multiple cutaneous neurofibromas, cafe-au-lait spots, and a family history of NF who consults for rapidly progressive visual acuity on his right eye quantified at 1/10. Results: The ophthalmologic examination revealed in the right eye, an elevated domed-shaped gray-yellowish colored lesion of the choroid with irregular .. Read More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9570.22.13.930

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