Which age groups have the highest 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 highest around age 55 years. In Asians, although it is a very infrequent tumor, reports indicate a peak incidence at a somewhat younger age. Choroidal melanoma is exceptional in children.


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