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Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Conjunctival oncocytoma

Contributor: Jesse Vislisel, MD

Conjunctival oncyocytomas are tumors arising from ductal and acinar cells of the accessory lacrimal glands. They are most commonly present as a reddish-brown lesion of the caruncle as seen in this photograph.

reddish-brown lesion of the caruncle

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last updated: 02/25/2015
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