J Korean Ophthalmol Soc > Volume 60(11); 2019 > Article
Journal of the Korean Ophthalmological Society 2019;60(11):1117-1120.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.3341/jkos.2019.60.11.1117    Published online November 15, 2019.
Primary Amyloidosis Localized to the Conjunctiva.
Ha Jeong Noh, Beom Chan Park, Jae Woong Koh
Department of Ophthalmology, Chosun University College of Medicine, Gwangju, Korea. ophkoh@hanmail.net
결막에 국한된 일차 국소아밀로이드증
노하정 · 박범찬 · 고재웅
조선대학교 의과대학 안과학교실
Correspondence:  Jae Woong Koh,
Email: ophkoh@hanmail.net
Received: 2 May 2019   • Revised: 26 June 2019   • Accepted: 23 October 2019
To report a case of primary amyloidosis localized to the conjunctiva. CASE SUMMARY: A 19-year-old male with a conjunctival mass and foreign body sensations in the right eye transferred from another hospital. A 0.5 × 2.5 cm reddish mass was present in the medial canthus of the right conjunctiva with no other clinically specific signs. Surgical excisional biopsy was performed. Histological examination showed amyloid deposition. There was no other orbital involvement apart from the conjunctiva. Abnormalities were not found in the systemic examination. CONCLUSIONS: We report a case of primary amyloidosis localized to the conjunctiva.
Key Words: Amyloidosis;Biopsy;Conjunctival neoplasm

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