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Conjunctival squamous cell carcinoma due to ocular prostheses: a case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  20376710     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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Conjunctival squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a rare finding in everyday clinical practice, but is the most common malignancy of the ocular surface. The incidence of this malignancy in the United States is 0.03 per 100,000 persons. It is one extreme of a spectrum of lesions encompassed in ocular surface squamous neoplasia which range from dysplasia to carcinoma in situ to invasive SCC. Exposure to ultraviolet radiation B (UVB), human papilloma virus (HPV), and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection of eroded ocular surface are important risk factors predisposing to the development of this malignancy. Herein we report a case of SCC arising in chronic conjunctival irritation due to prolonged prosthetic use following enucleation for traumatic eye injury.
Authors:
Rohit K Jain; Rutika Mehta; Sunil Badve
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-04-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pathology oncology research : POR     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1532-2807     ISO Abbreviation:  Pathol. Oncol. Res.     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9706087     Medline TA:  Pathol Oncol Res     Country:  Netherlands    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  609-12     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, Indiana University, 350 W 11th Street, CPL 4010, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA.
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