Author: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 18 April 2018, last major update September 2014

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PubMed Search: Dysplasia conjunctiva [title]

Cite this page: Jain, D. Conjunctiva: dysplasia . PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeconjunctivadysplasia.html. Accessed July 22nd, 2018.
Definition / general
Gross description
  • Diffuse and gelatinous
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Acanthotic lesions with atypia but no / minimal parakeratosis or hyperkeratosis
  • Surface maturation is present (i.e. changes are NOT full thickness)
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Acanthotic lesion with moderate atypia
involves half the epithelial thickness

Positive stains
  • PAS in surface epithelium (evidence of maturation)