Table of ContentsDefinition / general | Case reports | Treatment | Clinical images | Gross description | Microscopic (histologic) description | Microscopic (histologic) images | Differential diagnosis
Cite this page: Jain, D. Conjunctiva: lymphoid hyperplasia . PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyelymphoidhyperplasiaconjunctiva.html. Accessed October 23rd, 2018.
Definition / general
- Excision; may recur (Can J Ophthalmol 2006;41:753)
- Red thickenings, may be nodular; may appear as small bumps with pale centers giving a cobblestone appearance, usually in inferior tarsal conjunctiva
Microscopic (histologic) description
- Well differentiated, somewhat pleomorphic lymphocytes with occasional plasma cells, macrophages, eosinophils and follicles with germinal centers; follicles usually contain tingible body macrophages (containing apoptotic debris) and mitotic activity; often hyperplastic vessels
Microscopic (histologic) images