Home About us Editorial board Ahead of print Current issue Search Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
  • Users Online: 3936
  • Home
  • Print this page
  • Email this page
ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year : 1991  |  Volume : 39  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 168-169

Neoplasms of the limbus


Govt. Ophthalmic Hospital and Regional Institute of Ophthalmology, Madras, India

Correspondence Address:
P P Sunderraj
17 Alagappa Lay-out, Pollachi, Tamil Nadu 642001
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


PMID: 1810878

Rights and PermissionsRights and Permissions

One hundred consecutively excised and histologically diagnosed limbal neoplasms were analyzed. Majority (56%) of the affected patients were less than 30 years old. Benign tumours (77%) outnumbered the malignancies. Dermoids (29%) and hyperplastic squamous epithelium or 'epidermalization' (26%) were the commonest benign neoplasms. Squamous cell carcinoma, including frank and non-invasive carcinoma (23%) was the most frequent malignant tumour. These observations were compared with previous Indian and Western studies and the implications discussed.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF Not available]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed2220    
    Printed91    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded0    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal