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EyeRounds Online Atlas of Ophthalmology

Contributor: William Charles Caccamise, Sr, MD, Retired Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry

*Dr. Caccamise has very generously shared his images of patients taken while operating during the "eye season" in rural India as well as those from his private practice during the 1960's and 1970's. Many of his images are significant for their historical perspective and for techniques and conditions seen in settings in undeveloped areas.

Category: External Disease

Cystic pigmented nevus of the bulbar conjunctiva in the palpebral fissure zone

cystic pigmented nevus of the bulbar conjunctiva in the palpebral fissure zone

This is a more typically located cystic pigmented conjunctival nevus.
Such lesions must be watched for malignant potential, i.e. conjunctival melanoma.

cystic pigmented nevus of the bulbar conjunctiva in the palpebral fissure zone


cystic pigmented nevus of the bulbar conjunctiva in the palpebral fissure zone





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last updated: 02-08-2008
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