Bilateral diffuse uveal melanocytic proliferation: Case report and literature review

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Kristian Klemp, Jens Folke Kiilgaard, Steffen Heegaard, Tove Nørgaard, Mette Klarskov Andersen, Jan Ulrik Prause

Bilateral diffuse uveal melanocytic proliferation (BDUMP) is a rare paraneoplastic intraocular disease that causes progressive visual loss in patients driven by an IgG factor associated with an underlying malignancy. Characteristic ocular findings include exudative retinal detachment, rapid cataract formation and uveal melanocytic tumours. The awareness and documentation of BDUMP has increased during the past decade, and the increasing amount of data collected demonstrates the effect of treatment with plasmapheresis and the value of diagnostic tools in BDUMP such as genetic and immunologic investigations. The literature of BDUMP has not been reviewed since 2003, and there is a growing need for an updated review on diagnosis and management of BDUMP. We review the literature and report a case of BDUMP with a white ciliary body tumour, iris rubeosis, increased iris pigmentation and cataract.

OriginalsprogEngelsk
TidsskriftActa Ophthalmologica
Vol/bind95
Udgave nummer5
Sider (fra-til)439-445
Antal sider7
ISSN1755-375X
DOI
StatusUdgivet - 2017

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