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==Overview==
 
==Overview==
Uveal melanoma was first discovered by two Scottish surgeons, Allan Burns (1781–1813) and James Wardrop (1782–1869). Allan Burns described the first patients with uveal melanoma, Mrs Scot who had pain<nowiki/>less [[blindness]] in one [[eye]] and an opacity behind the [[Lens (anatomy)|lens]].
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Uveal melanoma was first discovered by two Scottish surgeons, Allan Burns (1781–1813) and James Wardrop (1782–1869). Allan Burns described the first [[Patient|patients]] with uveal melanoma, Mrs Scot who had pain<nowiki/>less [[blindness]] in one [[eye]] and an opacity behind the [[Lens (anatomy)|lens]].
  
 
==Historical Perspective==
 
==Historical Perspective==
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===Discovery===
 
===Discovery===
 
*Uveal melanoma was first discovered by  two Scottish surgeons, Allan Burns (1781–1813) and James Wardrop (1782–1869).<ref name="Kivelä2018">{{cite journal|last1=Kivelä|first1=Tero T.|title=The first description of the complete natural history of uveal melanoma by two Scottish surgeons, Allan Burns and James Wardrop|journal=Acta Ophthalmologica|volume=96|issue=2|year=2018|pages=203–214|issn=1755375X|doi=10.1111/aos.13535}}</ref>
 
*Uveal melanoma was first discovered by  two Scottish surgeons, Allan Burns (1781–1813) and James Wardrop (1782–1869).<ref name="Kivelä2018">{{cite journal|last1=Kivelä|first1=Tero T.|title=The first description of the complete natural history of uveal melanoma by two Scottish surgeons, Allan Burns and James Wardrop|journal=Acta Ophthalmologica|volume=96|issue=2|year=2018|pages=203–214|issn=1755375X|doi=10.1111/aos.13535}}</ref>
*Allan Burns described the first patients with uveal melanoma, Mrs Scot who had pain<nowiki/>less [[blindness]] in one [[eye]] and an opacity behind the [[lens]].
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*Allan Burns described the first [[Patient|patients]] with uveal melanoma, Mrs Scot who had pain<nowiki/>less [[blindness]] in one [[eye]] and an opacity behind the [[lens]].
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

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Overview

Uveal melanoma was first discovered by two Scottish surgeons, Allan Burns (1781–1813) and James Wardrop (1782–1869). Allan Burns described the first patients with uveal melanoma, Mrs Scot who had painless blindness in one eye and an opacity behind the lens.

Historical Perspective

Discovery

  • Uveal melanoma was first discovered by two Scottish surgeons, Allan Burns (1781–1813) and James Wardrop (1782–1869).[1]
  • Allan Burns described the first patients with uveal melanoma, Mrs Scot who had painless blindness in one eye and an opacity behind the lens.

References

  1. Kivelä, Tero T. (2018). "The first description of the complete natural history of uveal melanoma by two Scottish surgeons, Allan Burns and James Wardrop". Acta Ophthalmologica. 96 (2): 203–214. doi:10.1111/aos.13535. ISSN 1755-375X.

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