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Photo Essay
January 2002

Adult-Onset Limbal Juvenile Xanthogranuloma

Arch Ophthalmol. 2002;120(1):96-97. doi:10.1001/archopht.120.1.96

IN JANUARY 1999, an otherwise healthy 40-year-old Japanese woman had a painless, yellow-orange growth on the inferior limbus of her left eye that was of 2 weeks' duration (Figure 1A). The lesion was removed by simple excision in January and again in April 1999. A rapid recurrence was noted in June 1999 (Figure 1B). Superficial keratectomy and a lamellar patch keratoplasty were performed. Subconjunctival injection of triamcinolone acetonide (20 mg/0.5 mL) was given postoperatively. The graft remained clear without recurrence after 2 years of follow-up (Figure 1C).

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