Noninflammatory subconjunctival tumors of the episclera are not common. They are usually lymphomas or leukemic nodules. The following is a report of such a case:
About ten months ago Mr. J. McC., white, aged 59, was told by his wife that his right eye was red and swollen. He never had any ocular pains or pasting of the lids. About three weeks later the same condition was noticed in the left eye. He was observed at the clinic and hospital of the Jersey City Medical Center in the service of Dr. F. X. Brophy. On his admission the bulbar conjunctivas of both eyes were raised by an extensive salmon-colored or reddish thickening and showed dilated tortuous conjunctival vessels (fig. 1). This pericorneal condition was present in the upper halves of both globes extending as far back on the sclera as could be seen. The mass was shaply demarcated and the
SARADARIAN AV. BILATERAL SUBCONJUNCTIVAL LYMPHOID INFILTRATION: REPORT OF A CASE. Arch Ophthalmol. 1940;24(5):980–983. doi:10.1001/archopht.1940.00870050130011
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