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2008 Series -  July 15, 2008 Lecture 25 of 53  NEXT»

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A 64-year-old white male presented with a reddish-looking mass on the conjunctiva which has been growing gradually for the past one year. Visual acuity was 20/30 in both eyes. The right eye was normal. The left eye lesion was as shown above. Fundus was within normal limits.

1. What is the most likely diagnosis?

a. inflamed pterygium
b. squamous cell carcinoma [? In situ]
c. papillary conjunctivitis
d. actinic keratosis

2. Treatment is:

a. mitomycin C [0.04mg/ml]
b. interferon alpha 2B
c. excision of mass + Alcohol kerato-epitheliectomy + Cryotherapy of edges
d. cryotherapy

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