What is the global prevalence of choroidal melanoma?

Updated: Dec 12, 2018
  • Author: Enrique Garcia-Valenzuela, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Incidence of choroidal melanoma is much higher in countries with large numbers of people of northern European descent than elsewhere in the world. In Denmark and other Scandinavian countries, incidence is about 7.5 cases per million per year.


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