What is the role of de novo lesions in the etiology of conjunctival melanoma?

Updated: Feb 16, 2021
  • Author: Manolette R Roque, MD, MBA, FPAO; Chief Editor: Hampton Roy, Sr, MD  more...
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Approximately 25% of cases of conjunctival melanoma come from de novo lesions. These lesions can be ulcerative, amelanotic, papillary, or fungating.


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