Choroidal nevus

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What is choroidal nevus?

A choroidal nevus is a cluster of pigmented cells within the inside of the eye; the size and color of the birthmark should be watched for any changes over time that could indicate possible eye cancer (melanoma). A choroidal nevus is painless and usually found during a routine eye exam.

Common symptoms reported by people with choroidal nevus

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with choroidal nevus

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)

Data from patients with choroidal nevus, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with choroidal nevus

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with choroidal nevus, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has choroidal nevus on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 1
30s 1
40s 3
50s 0
60s 3
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 6

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 4
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from choroidal nevus patients who have completed their condition history
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