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November 1941

TUMORS OF CONJUNCTIVA AND LIDS: A BRIEF REVIEW

Arch Ophthalmol. 1941;26(5):789-796. doi:10.1001/archopht.1941.00870170081006
Abstract

Intraocular and intraorbital tumors comprise what may be called the concealed tumors of the organs of vision, that is those that may exist for a long time without being discovered and even after discovery may offer great difficulty in examination and in diagnosis.

On the other hand, tumors of the conjunctiva and of the lids, of the more important types of which this paper aims to be a concise but by no means a comprehensive review, may be called the revealed tumors of the organs of vision, for they spring from surfaces so exposed that morbid processes in them may be plainly seen by the naked eye. Their progress can be closely watched and the action on them of remedies followed.

TUMORS OF THE CONJUNCTIVA  Tumors of the conjunctiva are not unlike those found in mucous membranes in other parts of the body, although they have special significance on account

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