Conjunctival Lymphoma

Prominent areas of salmon-colored conjunctival thickening frequently occurring in the inferior fornix (Fig. 4.25) are often the first sign of lymphatic disease. Identifying the specific forms and degree of malignancy requires biopsy and histologic examination. Lesions may range from benign lymphoid hyper-plasia to malignant lymphomas that are moderately to highly malignant. Because lymphomas respond to radiation, a combination ofradiation therapy and chemotherapy is usually prescribed according to the specific histologic findings.

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Diabetes 2

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