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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 162-164

Invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva: Report of a case diagnosed by imprint cytology and histopathology


Department of Pathology, Bankura Sammilani Medical College, Bankura, West Bengal, India

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Dr. Anuradha Sinha
Department of Pathology, Bankura Sammilani Medical College, P. O. Kenduadihi, Bankura - 722 102, West Bengal
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ccij.ccij_58_18

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Conjunctival squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) are rare neoplasms affecting commonly aged male patients. Sun injury, viral infections, and immunocompromised states are known etiological factors. A 49-year-old male presented with a rapidly growing exophytic mass in the left eye for 3 months. Imprint cytology from the mass was suggestive of invasive SCC, and subsequent histopathology confirmed the diagnosis. We are presenting this rare case for its usual (rapidly growing and exophytic) presentation.


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