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By J. A. Shields MD, C. L. Shields MD (auth.), Robert H. Sagerman MD, FACR, Winfried E. Alberti MD (eds.)

ISBN-10: 3642559107

ISBN-13: 9783642559105

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This moment version of Radiotherapy of Intraocular and Orbital Tumors presents up to date info at the analysis and remedy of cancers of the attention and orbit. very important chapters from the 1st variation were revised, for instance supplying the latest info with appreciate to retinoblastoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, and cancer. additionally, there are various chapters by means of new members, in order that this version has a extra generally dependent, overseas personality. The featuring signs of many of the tumors are defined, and the indicators for ultrasonography, computed tomography, and magnetic resonance imaging reviews analyzed. remedy ideas, including their leads to recognize of survival and native tumor regulate, are defined intimately; unique cognizance is paid to multimodality remedy. Particle beam irradiation and plaque treatment are reviewed, and chemotherapy and warmth remedy also are mentioned. power problems of radiotherapy are defined, and suitable info is supplied at the conservative and surgical administration of radiation results. The emphasis of the publication is at the want for a holistic method of the sufferer that acknowledges the broader position of irradiation of the attention now that extra cautious therapy making plans is feasible. This revised version may be a necessary asset to all ophthalmologists, radiation oncologists, pediatricians, endocrinologists, oncologists, and citizens in education, in addition to to scholars in those disciplines.

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Malignant melanomas of the uvea have an unusual propensity to metastasize to the liver. EINHORN et al. (1974) found that 88% of patients had hepatic involvement as the initial manifestation of metastatic disease. The second and third most common sites of metastases are lung and skin, respectively. The average interval between the treatment of the uveal melanoma (usually enucleation) and the clinical development of metastasis is approximately 33 months (EINHORN et al. 1974). 2 Uveal Metastases Neoplasms that have metastasized to the intraocular structures compose a group of tumors which are im- portant to ophthalmologists, internists, general surgeons, radiation oncologists, and other specialists.

1 Cytologic Classification of Uveal Melanomas Melanocytic tumors of the uveal tract have been classified into several cytologic types. Four types of cells have been recognized in choroidal nevi: (a) plump, polyhedral nevus cell, (b) slender spindle nevus cell, (c) plump fusiform and dendritic nevus cell, and (d) balloon cells (NAUMANN et al. 1966). Three types of 9 cells are recognized to occur in uveal melanomas: spindle A, spindle B, and epithelioid. Spindle A cells are long and slender and contain elongated, flattened nuclei (Fig.

The Most patients with a tumor that has metastasized histologic diagnosis can also be difficult. Ocular lymto the iris are asymptomatic or have only mild visual phoid tumors are separated into three main categories symptoms in the involved eye. Clinically, in most cases based on their histopathologic features, and these are an iris metastasis appears as a distinct yellow-white benign reactive lymphoid hyperplasia, atypicallymgelatinous iris mass with many vessels on its surface phoid hyperplasia, and malignant lymphoma.

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