Uvea (iris, choroid and ciliary body), limbus and sclera

Melanosis oculi-uvea

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Minor changes: 24 December 2020

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PubMed Search: Melanosis oculi

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Melanosis oculi-uvea. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeuveamelanosisoculi.html. Accessed December 6th, 2021.
Gross images

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Congenital diffuse anterior scleral pigmentation

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Congenital diffuse posterial scleral pigmentation

Whole mount images

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Melanosis oculi with
melanoma - choroidal
tumor with
retinal detachment

Microscopic (histologic) images

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Diffuse uveal and scleral pigmentation

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Diffuse proliferation of
benign, heavily pigmented
polyhedral melanocytes
(bottom is bleached)

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