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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 142-144

Conjunctival lymphangioma: A unique case report and review of literature


1 Department of Ophthalmology, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
2 Department of Pathology, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Anuradha Raj
Department of Ophthalmology, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Himalayan University, Swami Ram Nagar, Jolly Grant, Dehradun, Uttarakhand
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jcor.jcor_35_16

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Lymphangioma is a rare venolymphatic lesion or vascular hamartoma of lymphatic origin characterized by dilation of lymphatic vessels. It may present as an isolated lesion or often represent the surface component of a deep orbital lymphangioma. Conjunctival lymphangioma is a rare condition, in which patients can present with a red eye resistant to topical treatment. Recurrence of lesion can also be the concern of this entity. We report a case of conjunctival lymphangioma in a 60-year-old Indian female as no case has been reported from Indian origin till date to the best of our knowledge.


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