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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 460-462

Squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva: A rare case report


1 Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar Government Medical College, Nahan, Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh, India
2 Department of Ophthalmology, Regional Hospital Hamirpur, Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh, India

Correspondence Address:
Anubhav Chauhan
Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar Government Medical College, Nahan - 173 001, Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/2278-0513.197887

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Ocular surface squamous neoplasia is a term that describes neoplastic changes of the cornea and conjunctiva ranging from squamous dysplasia to invasive squamous cell carcinoma (SCC). SCC of the conjunctiva is a rare tumor mainly affecting the elderly age group. Resemblance to common conditions such as pterygium and pinguecula may result in a wrong diagnosis on the part of an ophthalmologist. We present a rare case of SCC of the conjunctiva in a 41-year-old female.


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