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a slow growing benign tumor of consisting of bone tissue

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Harris, "Choroidal osteoma," Archives of Ophthalmology, vol.
Augsburger, "Choroidal osteoma," Survey of Ophthalmology, vol.
Shields, "Factors predictive of tumor growth, tumor decalcification, choroidal neovascularization, and visual outcome in 74 eyes with choroidal osteoma," Archives of Ophthalmology, vol.
Liguori, "Choroidal osteoma (osseous choristoma): an atypical case," British Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
Browning, "Choroidal osteoma: observations from a community setting," Ophthalmology, vol.
Gass, "A long-term follow-up of choroidal osteoma," Archives of Ophthalmology, vol.
Shields, "Optical coherence tomography of choroidal osteoma in 22 cases.
de Laey, "Indocyanine green angiography in choroidal osteoma," Graefes Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, vol.
Ramsay, "Choroidal osteoma. Treatment of associated subretinal neovascular membranes," Retina, vol.
There is no standard method for the treatment of choroidal osteoma. Patients must be followed regularly and secondary complications must be treated as appropriate.
It is believed that laser photocoagulation may not have adequate efficacy in cases of CNV secondary to choroidal osteoma due to insufficient tumor melanine and a thinned, degenerated RPE-Bruch's membrane complex.
(5,6) It is thought that in choroidal osteoma cases, normal tissues are also damaged during the process, and VEGF expression is increased as a result of choroidal and retinal ischemic stress and chronic inflammation.
The first reported use of intravitreal ranibizumab injection for CNV secondary to choroidal osteoma was by Song and Roh (5) in 2009; they found that CNV had regressed and visual acuity had improved from 20/200 to 20/100 at 6 months post-injection.