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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Choroidal Nevus

Choroidal Nevus

Category(ies): Retina, Vitreous
Contributor: Thomas A. Weingeist, PhD, MD

A typical choroidal nevus is slate gray in color and flat. Drusen are a sign of chronicity, i.e. they are present in a nevus that has been present for a long time. Nevi do not usually have orange pigmentation or subretinal fluid associated with them.

Contributor: Robert B Dinn, MD and Karen Gehrs, MD