Reviewer: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Reviewers page)
Revised: 13 April 2013, last major update February 2013
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- Excision for cosmetic reasons or to remove mild irritation; otherwise no treatment
- Elevated yellow lesion (due to solar elastosis) in bulbar conjunctiva in interpalpebral region near nasal limbus; conjunctiva is atrophic or thickened
End of Eye > Conjunctiva > Pinguecula
- Band of subepithelial actinic elastosis with variable hyalinization and calcification
- May have acanthosis or dyskeratosis resembling carcinoma
- May have foreign body giant cell reaction around elastotic material (actinic granuloma)
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