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
Topical interferon-α2b, mitomycin C, or 5-fluorouracil can be used to treat ocular surface squamous neoplasia.
Sebaceous gland carcinoma is initially misdiagnosed in more than 50% of cases, often masquerading as chalazia or chronic unilateral blepharoconjunctivitis.
Primary acquired melanosis (PAM) with moderate to severe atypia has a high risk of progression to melanoma. Biopsy is therefore important for suspicious-appearing PAM lesions.
Lymphoid hyperplasia is clinically indistinguishable from lymphoma; biopsy is required in order to differentiate these conditions.
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.