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Pyogenic Granuloma of the Cornea Simulating Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Pyogenic Granuloma of the Cornea Simulating Squamous Cell Carcinoma Abstract • A case of pyogenic granuloma involving the cornea simulated recurrent squamous cell carcinoma clinically and was misdiagnosed as invasive squamous cell carcinoma on biopsy. Ophthalmologists and pathologists should be aware of the capability of the corneal or conjunctival tissues to mount a granulation tissue response to injury. References 1. Ferry AP, Zimmerman LE: Granuloma pyogenicum of limbus . Arch Ophthalmol 74:229-230, 1965.Crossref 2. Boockvar W, Wessely Z, Ballen P: Recurrent granuloma pyogenicum of limbus . Arch Ophthalmol 91:42-44, 1974.Crossref 3. Patten JT, Hyndiuk RA: Granuloma pyogenicum of the conjunctiva . Ann Ophthalmol 7:1588-1590, 1975. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Archives of Ophthalmology American Medical Association

Pyogenic Granuloma of the Cornea Simulating Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Archives of Ophthalmology , Volume 97 (3) – Mar 1, 1979

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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1979 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0003-9950
eISSN
1538-3687
DOI
10.1001/archopht.1979.01020010260015
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Abstract

Abstract • A case of pyogenic granuloma involving the cornea simulated recurrent squamous cell carcinoma clinically and was misdiagnosed as invasive squamous cell carcinoma on biopsy. Ophthalmologists and pathologists should be aware of the capability of the corneal or conjunctival tissues to mount a granulation tissue response to injury. References 1. Ferry AP, Zimmerman LE: Granuloma pyogenicum of limbus . Arch Ophthalmol 74:229-230, 1965.Crossref 2. Boockvar W, Wessely Z, Ballen P: Recurrent granuloma pyogenicum of limbus . Arch Ophthalmol 91:42-44, 1974.Crossref 3. Patten JT, Hyndiuk RA: Granuloma pyogenicum of the conjunctiva . Ann Ophthalmol 7:1588-1590, 1975.

Journal

Archives of OphthalmologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Mar 1, 1979

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