The Ophthalmology Unit,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.

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Conjunctival squamous cell carcinoma

Photo by Professor Chua Chung Nen

A 70 year-old presented with papilloma-like lesions of the right temporal conjunctiva. Biopsy revealed this to be squamous cell carcinoma. There was no evidence of metastasis (like lymphadenopathy). The lesions were excised via a bare-sclera technique followed by intraoperative mitomycin C application to the sclera bed and adjacent conjunctiva.

 

Conjunctival squamous cell carcinoma. The bleeding site is the area biopsied.

 

Post excision of the SCC.

 

Bare sclera excision of the SCC.

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