Case Reports

A Choroidal Malignant Melanoma Case with Liver Metastasis 15 Months After Diagnosis


  • Serdar Olt
  • Selçuk Yaylaci
  • Emine Ulku Yilmaz
  • Yasemin Gündüz
  • Gozde Cakar
  • Atakan Demir
  • Ali Tamer
  • Mustafa Ihsan Uslan

Received Date: 10.02.2012 Accepted Date: 31.07.2012 Med J Bakirkoy 2015;11(2):89-91

Choroidal melanoma is the most common primary intraocular malignant tumor and its incidence is approximately 4000 cases per year and the most frequently organ metastasis is liver. Malignant melanoma accounts for 1.5% of all cancers. We reported the case of a patient diagnosed with choroidal melanoma 15 months ago presented with jaundice, malaise, fatigue, abdominal distension and pain, nausea and vomiting. The evaluation revelaed a liver metastasis.

Keywords: Choroidal melanoma, liver metastasis, malignant melanoma