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Eye
Conjunctiva
Myxoma

Reviewer: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 23 March 2013, last major update February 2013
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General
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Case reports
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Treatment
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Clinical images
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Glistening cystic mass of nasal conjunctiva with overlying blood vessels
Anterior segment of left eye
Gross description
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Gross images
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Well circumscribed cystic mass with connective tissue tail
Micro description
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Micro images
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Loose connective tissue covered by conjunctival epithelium
Stellate and spindle cells in myxoid stroma
Hypocellular stroma contains delicate collagen fibers
Multinucleated spindle cells with intranuclear vacuoles
Positive stains
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Electron microscopy images
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Cell has infolding of nuclear membrane, forming membrane bound vacuoles (v); nuclei has 2 nucleoli; prominent rough endoplasmic reticulum is in lower left; inset-membranous vacuole
Differential diagnosis
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End of Eye > Conjunctiva > Myxoma


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