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Cornea/Refractive Surgery Quiz 2: External Disease
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Rosa Y Kim, MD | Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School

August 19, 1996
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Figure 1
This is a 43 year old HIV+ man who noticed a growth on his right eye for 4 months.
Questions
1. What is the differential diagnosis of this lesion?
2. When one observes pigmented lesions of the conjunctiva, what are some useful historical questions that should be asked?
3. What pre-existing conditions can predispose a patient to the above lesion?
4. What treatment modalities are available for this condition?
5. What are poor prognostic indicators for lesions of this type?
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