Tropical Journal of Medical Research

: 2017  |  Volume : 20  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 122--126

Choroidal metastasis: A review of literature

Deepti Sharma 
 Department of Radiation Oncology, VMMC and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Choroidal metastasis is a significant clinical problem in patients with metastatic cancer owing to abundant vascular supply. The two most common cancers leading to choroidal metastases are breast cancer followed by lung cancer. The treatment of choroidal metastasis depends on the status of primary disease, number, and location of choroidal metastasis, symptomatology and the general condition of the patient. A number of options are available for the therapy of ocular metastasis, including observation, chemotherapy, photocoagulation, cryosurgery, surgical resection, or radiotherapy. A database search was conducted on Google scholar and PubMed using phrase words, using the terms “choroidal metastasis,” in combination with terms such as “treatment,” “features,” or “diagnosis.” References of all publication were also searched. All relevant publications were collected, reviewed, and analyzed.

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Sharma D. Choroidal metastasis: A review of literature.Trop J Med Res 2017;20:122-126

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Sharma D. Choroidal metastasis: A review of literature. Trop J Med Res [serial online] 2017 [cited 2019 May 19 ];20:122-126
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