Eye
Conjunctiva
Basal cell carcinoma


Topic Completed: 1 September 2013

Revised: 10 October 2019

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PubMed Search: Basal cell carcinoma conjunctiva [title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Conjunctiva: basal cell carcinoma of conjunctiva. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeconjbcc.html. Accessed October 22nd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Usually due to adjacent lesion in skin or eyelid
  • Only rarely arises from conjunctiva
Case reports
Gross description
  • Circumscribed white nodule
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Nodular and cystic tumor of atypical basaloid cells arising from conjunctival surface epithelium
  • Similar to skin tumor
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Epithelial lobules of solid-cystic basaloid cells

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