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Eye
Conjunctiva
Other malignancy - Melanoma

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 2 April 2014, last major update December 2011
Copyright: (c) 2004-2013, PathologyOutlines.com, Inc.

General
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Epidemiology
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Prognosis
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Clinical features
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Clinical images
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Pigmented lesion adjacent to primary acquired melanosis

Elevated melanotic nodule

Large neglected melanoma

Gross description
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Gross images
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Large heavily pigmented nodule covers cornea

Whole mount images
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Exophytic tumor covers conjunctiva and cornea

Micro description
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Micro images
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Nodular tumor at limbus

Anaplastic melanocytes within epithelial nests

Pigmented epithelioid cells with prominent nucleoli

Pleomorphic tumor cells


Malignant spindled melanocytes

Malignant epithelioid melanocytes

Invasive cells with large atypical nuclei

Nests of atypical pigmented cells

MelanA/Mart1+


Ocular melanoma - site unspecified

Cytology images
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FNA of parotid metastasis

Positive stains
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Negative stains
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Differential Diagnosis
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Additional references
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End of Eye > Conjunctiva >Other malignancy - Melanoma


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