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Related to uveal: Uveal tract, ocular adnexa


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(ū′vē-ă) [L. uvea, uva, grape]
The highly vascular middle layer of the eyeball, immediately beneath the sclera. It consists of the iris, ciliary body, and choroid, and forms the pigmented layer.
uveal (ū′vē-ăl), adjective
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Research generated from the registry will examine risk factors, genetics, epidemiology, treatment cost-effectiveness and real-world outcomes from a database of patients with uveal melanoma.
The researchers found that all three patients developed uveal effusion within one to two months after initiation of anti-PD-1 and anti-PD-L1 monoclonal antibody therapy.
"I refer them for uveal, kidney, and /or lung cancer evaluation and see them back two to four times a year for skin checks."
The exact reasons for such differences in response to treatment between uveal and mucosal melanoma subtypes remain unclear.
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Gok et al., "Endoresection of large uveal melanomas: Clinical results in a consecutive series of 200 cases," British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Our patient with this metastatic uveal melanoma with extensive liver metastases with GNQ-209P mutation on the tissue biopsy (Figures 3 and 4) and undetectable mutations on the peripheral blood molecular profiling in serial follow-up samples suggests marked response to nabpaclitaxel.
Immunocare, a UK-based pharma firm dedicated to the development of biological drugs for cancer, infectious diseases and autoimmune diseases, recruited 19 metastatic uveal melanoma patients for its intra-patient dose escalation Phase I IMCgp100 study.
(7) The condition is relatively common, having been described in 2.1% of eyes at autopsy and nearly 1% of eyes removed with uveal melanoma.
Clinically, the main concern about nevi is to distinguish them from uveal melanoma.