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July 1965

Circumlimbal Carcinoma-in-Situ

Author Affiliations

Miami, Fla
From the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Miami School of Medicine.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1965;74(1):66-68. doi:10.1001/archopht.1965.00970040068015

The purpose of this paper is to report an unusual case of carcinoma-in-situ which presented as a 360° circumlimbal growth.

Report of Case  A 70-year-old white male was first seen two and a half years prior to admission. At that time visual acuity in the right eye was 20/100. A nuclear cataract was present and open-angle glaucoma was controlled medically. Four months later the patient underwent an intracapsular lens extraction in the right eye with a resultant best corrected vision of 20/40. Postoperatively the patient sustained recur

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