Slight Enlargement of Choroidal Nevi Is Common

February 17, 2011

Ophthalmology: 31% of choroidal nevi were found, on average, to enlarge by about 1mm over 15 years without any sign of malignancy. This is reassuring, as growth of nevi is often thought to be very dangerous. Growth was much more common in those 40 years and younger compared to those 60 years and older.

 

 



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