Ocular melanoma in a Long Evans rat.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

During a long-term study, a rat exposed to half-amplitude band pass fluorescent blue light (434 to 475 nm) and receiving a calcium channel blocker developed an ocular mass. By visual examination, a presumptive diagnosis of ocular melanoma was made. Subsequent surgical removal of the eye, followed by histopathology, confirmed the lesion as a highly pigmented epitheliod melanoma.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Manning, WS; Greenlee, PG; Norton, JN

Published Date

  • January 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 43 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 44 - 46

PubMed ID

  • 14984290

Pubmed Central ID

  • 14984290

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1060-0558


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States