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Question:
Is there any blood in a nevus?     

Answer:
Yes, a choroidal nevus is a benign intraocular tumor that has a blood supply. For this reason, there is technically "blood in a nevus," although it is a not a blood-filled or cyst-like lesion.

Answered by: James M. Heltzer, MDDr. James M. Heltzer

Categories: Eye Conditions, General Eye Health

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Answered: Sep 19, 2012

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