"Iris Neoplasms" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Tumors of the iris characterized by increased pigmentation of melanocytes. Iris nevi are composed of proliferated melanocytes and are associated with neurofibromatosis and malignant melanoma of the choroid and ciliary body. Malignant melanoma of the iris often originates from preexisting nevi.
- Iris Neoplasms
- Neoplasms, Iris
- Iris Neoplasm
- Neoplasm, Iris
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Iris Neoplasms" by people in Profiles.
Hirschhorn JW, Snider JS, Lindsey KG, Schandl CA. Molecular profiling of vitreous fluid by massively parallel sequencing: a case series. J Am Soc Cytopathol. 2020 Jul - Aug; 9(4):254-257.
Chien JL, Sioufi K, Ferenczy S, Say EAT, Shields CL. Optical Coherence Tomography Angiography Features of Iris Racemose Hemangioma in 4 Cases. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2017 10 01; 135(10):1106-1110.
Avery RA, Liu GT. Picture of the month--quiz case. Lisch nodules, ectropion uveae, and optic pathway glioma (juvenile pilocytic astrocytoma) due to neurofibromatosis type 1. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2010 May; 164(5):489-90.