0
We're unable to sign you in at this time. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
We were able to sign you in, but your subscription(s) could not be found. Please try again in a few minutes.
Retry
There may be a problem with your account. Please contact the AMA Service Center to resolve this issue.
Contact the AMA Service Center:
Telephone: 1 (800) 262-2350 or 1 (312) 670-7827  *   Email: subscriptions@jamanetwork.com
Error Message ......
ARTICLE |

Accuracy of Diagnosis of Choroidal Melanomas in the Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study:  COMS Report No. 1

Arch Ophthalmol. 1990;108(9):1268-1273. doi:10.1001/archopht.1990.01070110084030.
Text Size: A A A
Published online

• In the 3-year period during which patients were enrolled into the Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study, 413 eyes with clinical diagnoses of choroidal melanoma were examined histopathologically as of December 31, 1989. Four hundred eleven of these eyes were found to be diagnosed correctly. One eye, removed after preoperative external beam radiation, was found to have a hemangioma. The second eye, removed after radioactive iodine plaque placement, was described as a magnocellular nevus (melanocytoma) by four of the five pathologists on the Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study Pathology Review Committee. The Collaborative Ocular Melanoma Study misdiagnosis rate of 0.48% is the lowest ever reported. The major challenge with regard to posterior uveal melanomas is no longer that of correct diagnosis but rather determination of the optimal treatment.

Topics

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Figures

Tables

References

Correspondence

CME
Meets CME requirements for:
Browse CME for all U.S. States
Accreditation Information
The American Medical Association is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The AMA designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM per course. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Physicians who complete the CME course and score at least 80% correct on the quiz are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM.
Note: You must get at least of the answers correct to pass this quiz.
You have not filled in all the answers to complete this quiz
The following questions were not answered:
Sorry, you have unsuccessfully completed this CME quiz with a score of
The following questions were not answered correctly:
Commitment to Change (optional):
Indicate what change(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
Your quiz results:
The filled radio buttons indicate your responses. The preferred responses are highlighted
For CME Course: A Proposed Model for Initial Assessment and Management of Acute Heart Failure Syndromes
Indicate what changes(s) you will implement in your practice, if any, based on this CME course.
NOTE:
Citing articles are presented as examples only. In non-demo SCM6 implementation, integration with CrossRef’s "Cited By" API will populate this tab (http://www.crossref.org/citedby.html).
Submit a Comment

Multimedia

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Sign in

Create a free personal account to sign up for alerts, share articles, and more.

Purchase Options

• Buy this article
• Subscribe to the journal

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging & repositioning the boxes below.

Jobs
brightcove.createExperiences();