Acquired pigmentation simulating Peutz-Jeghers syndrome: initial manifestation of diffuse uveal melanocytic proliferation

Gass, J. D.; Glatzer, R. J.
November 1991
British Journal of Ophthalmology;Nov1991, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p693
Academic Journal
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