Choroidal melanocytes and associated pathology

Vol. 47 No. 3, 2006

ROMANIAN JOURNAL of MORPHOLOGY and EMBRYOLOGY

Mihaela Coroi, Gabriela Muțiu, Elena Roşca, Ligia Burtă, Roxana Ilin, Felicia Manole

The embryologic origins of choroidal and cutaneous melanocytes, also of the genes involved in cutaneous and choroidal melanoma, are identical, even the two kinds of tumors are different entities. This is a general scientific report, which stretches the molecular mechanisms, as basement of choroidal melanocytes proliferation.

Corresponding author: Mihaela Coroi, MD, PhD, e-mail: opticlar@gmail.com, opticlar@rdslink.ro

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