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ID DOID:3479
Name uveal cancer
Definition An ocular cancer that is located_in the uvea, which are the pigmented layers of the eye consisting of the iris, ciliary body, and choroid. The uvea is the most common location of intraocular malignancy in adults and may commonly be caused by a subtype of cancer that arises from melanocytes.
https://www.umkelloggeye.org/conditions-treatments/uveal-melanoma-ocular-melanoma
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MESH:D014604

NCI:C3436

NCI:C6105

UMLS_CUI:C0042162

UMLS_CUI:C1334629

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DOID:12754

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Synonyms

malignant uvea neoplasm [EXACT]

malignant Uveal tumor [EXACT]

Uveal tumor [EXACT]

Parent Relationships

is_a uveal disease

is_a ocular cancer

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