Keywords:Conjunctival keratoacanthoma, Squamous cell carcinoma, Tumor, Histopathology, Conjunctiva
AbstractKeratoacanthoma generally occurs on the skin; it is rarely found in the conjunctiva. A case of a 34-year-old woman with a rapidly growing conjunctival mass is reported. The tumor was excised with a safety margin to exclude squamous cell carcinoma. Histopathologically it was crateriform and consistent with atypical keratoacanthoma. There has been no recurrence in 2 years of follow-up. Conjunctival keratoacanthoma is rare; differential diagnosis of conventional squamous cell carcinoma and keratoacanthoma can be difficult. We recommend complete surgical excision and careful follow-up of crateriform squamous proliferations.
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Perdigão, F. B., Pierre-Filho, P. de T. P., Natalino, R. J. M., Caldato, R., Torigoe, M., & Cintra, M. L. (2004). Conjunctival keratoacanthoma . Revista Do Hospital Das Clínicas, 59(3), 135-137. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0041-87812004000300008