International Journal of Ophthalmic PathologyISSN: 2324-8599

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Case Report, Int J Ophthalmic Pathol Vol: 3 Issue: 4

Conjunctival Growth Extending onto the Cornea? Think Beyond Just A Pterygium!

Avinash Mishra1*, Ruchi Kabra2, Maj AW Kashif3 and Bhaskar Srinivasan4
1Classified Specialist (Ophthalmology), Military Hospital Ahemdabad, India
2M & J Western Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Ahemdabad, India
3Military Hospital Ahemdabad, Ahemdabad, India
4Senior Consultant Cornea and Refractive surgery, Shankara Netralaya, Chennai, India
Corresponding author : Avinash Mishra
Classified Specialist (Ophthalmology), Military Hospital Ahemdabad, India
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E-mail: [email protected]
Received: August 28, 2014 Accepted: October 06, 2014 Published: October 10, 2014
Citation: Mishra A, Kabra R, Kashif MAW Srinivasan B (2014) Conjunctival Growth Extending onto the Cornea? Think Beyond Just A Pterygium!. J Ophthalmic Pathol 3:4. doi:10.4172/2324-8599.1000150

Abstract

Ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN) is the most common ocular surface tumor in adults, the diagnosis of which rests on the histopathological examination of the excised lesion. It has a varied clinical presentation and can be confused with, pterygium, pingueculitis, conjunctival keratosis, or chronic atypical conjunctivitis. Though a slow growing tumour that rarely metastasises, however it has the capacity to cause extensive local tissue destruction.

Keywords: Ocular surface squamous neoplasia; Cornea; pterygium

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