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Bilateral Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Right Nasal and Left Temporal Conjunctiva
Behrouz Heydari Dr. * , Gholamhossein Yaghoubi Dr., Mohammad Ali Yaghoubi Dr.
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Purpose : To describe a case of bilateral squamous cell carcinoma in right nasal and left temporal conjunctiva, simulating bilateral pterygium

Case report : A reddish fibrovascular pterygium-like lesion was observed in the nasal side of bulbar conjunctiva on the right eye and temporal conjunctiva of the left eye. Medical examination not revealed any coexistent malignancy elsewhere excisional biopsy showed squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) insitu. Topical mitomycin-C (0.02%) one drop 4 times daily for two weeks postoperation had an excellent outcome.

Conclusion : Bilateral pterygium-like lesion especially in area of conjunctiva that are exposed to sunlight radiation may be a malignant lesion so early excisional biopsy with supplement of mitomycin-C result in long time relief without systemic association or recurrence.


Iranian Journal of Ophthalmology 201123(1):67-70 © 2011 by the Iranian Society of Ophthalmology
Keywords: Bilateral Conjunctiva Squamous Cell Carcinoma, Treatment, Risk Factors
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Heydari B, Yaghoubi G, Yaghoubi M A. Bilateral Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Right Nasal and Left Temporal Conjunctiva. Iranian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2011; 23 (1) :67-70
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