Experimental intraocular malignant melanoma in the Syrian Golden hamster

Robert P. Burns, Frederick T. Fraunfelder

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1. 1. A technique for production of experimental malignant melanoma of the iris in Syrian Golden hamsters with two different strains of malignant melanoma is described. 2. 2. A description of the variable effects of the different malignant melanomas is given. 3. 3. Early studies indicate that enucleation of a melanoma-bearing eye is a valuable therapeutic measure. 4. 4. The similarity of the human and experimental malignant melanoma and the value of the experimental approach to clinical study of human neoplasia is pointed out.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)977-993
Number of pages17
JournalAmerican journal of ophthalmology
Issue number5 PART 2
StatePublished - May 1961
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology


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