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Isolated Cavernous Hemangioma of the Conjunctiva: Case Report and Review of Literature
Hossein Aghaei Dr., Kourosh Shahraki Dr. *
, kourosh.shahyar@gmail.com
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Purpose : To report clinical and pathologic result of a young patient with isolated cavernous hemangioma of conjunctiva

Case report : A 26-year-old man who presented with smooth, red, lobular surface mass was seen in the bulbar conjunctiva in temporal side with engorged episcleral and conjunctival vessels around the lesion. Excisional biopsy was performed. Pathologist confirmed the diagnosis of cavernous hemangioma of bulbar conjunctiva. Patient was followed-up for 18 months without recurrence and cosmetic feature was acceptable .

Conclusion : Ocular surface is an uncommon site of cavernous hemangioma and isolated conjunctival cavernous hemangioma is rare, but this tumor is considered as a differential diagnosis of conjunctival vascular tumors.

  

Iranian Journal of Ophthalmology 201325(4):317-319 © 2013 by the Iranian Society of Ophthalmology

Keywords: Conjunctival Cavernous Hemangioma, Vascular Tumor
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Type of Study: Case report | Subject: Oculoplastic
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Aghaei H, Shahraki K. Isolated Cavernous Hemangioma of the Conjunctiva: Case Report and Review of Literature. Iranian Journal of Ophthalmology. 2013; 25 (4) :317-319
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