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    Conjunctival Papilloma

    By Cristina Santos, MD, Susana Pina, MD, and Rita Oliveira, MD, and photographed by Cristina Moreira, MD, Hospital Professor Doutor Fernando Fonseca, Epe, Amadora, Portugal

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    Conjunctival Papilloma

    A 73-year-old man presented to the clinic with a two-week history of a progressively enlarging ocular surface lesion causing foreign body sensation. A sessile conjunctival tumor involving the limbus was observed. Ocular motility and slit-lamp examination were otherwise unremarkable. Surgical excision was the chosen treatment. The pathology revealed papilloma with severe intraepithelial dysplasia. Nine months after excision, there was no sign of recurrence.

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