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November 2014

Conjunctival Intralymphatic Small Cell Lymphocytostasis Associated With a Salmon Patch

Author Affiliations
  • 1David G. Cogan Laboratory of Ophthalmic Pathology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston
  • 2Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 3Corneal Consultants of Colorado, Littleton

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JAMA Ophthalmol. 2014;132(11):1379-1381. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.2821

Lymphoid tumors of the conjunctiva, also referred to clinically as salmon patches, have a favorable prognosis.1,2 They are composed of reactive lymphoid hyperplasias and low-grade lymphomas. To our knowledge, associated intralymphatic lymphocytostasis has received no attention in the ophthalmic literature, and we describe it herein.

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