What is the global incidence of ciliary body melanoma?

Updated: Mar 03, 2020
  • Author: Enrique Garcia-Valenzuela, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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The incidence of intraocular melanoma is much greater in countries populated by people of northern European descent than elsewhere in the world. In Denmark and other Scandinavian countries, the annual incidence is about 7.5 cases per 1 million population per year.


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