2020–2021 BCSC Basic and Clinical Science Course™
8 External Disease and Cornea
Chapter 12: Clinical Approach to Neoplastic Disorders of the Conjunctiva and Cornea
Glandular Tumors of the Conjunctiva
A slow-growing cystadenoma, an oncocytoma is a benign tumor arising from ductal and acinar cells of main and accessory lacrimal glands. Oncocytoma most commonly occurs in older persons and may present as a reddish-brown nodule on the surface of the caruncle.
Excerpted from BCSC 2020-2021 series: Section 10 - Glaucoma. For more information and to purchase the entire series, please visit https://www.aao.org/bcsc.