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ROBERT D. YEE, ROBERT Y. FOOS, BRADLEY R. STRAATSMA; Coagulative Necrosis in a Malignant Melanoma of the Choroid at the Macula With Extensive Subretinal Hemorrhage. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. 1973;12(7):525-531.
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The authors present a case report and pathologic examination of a malignant melanoma of the choroid located at the macula, with the unusual development of extensive subretinal hemorrhage which obscured the clinical diagnosis. The cause of the subretinal hemorrhage was demonstrated to be coagulative necrosis of the tumor produced by invasion and occlusion of a choroidal artery by neoplastic cells.
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