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January 1972

Carcinoma in Situ of the Corneal Limbus in an Adolescent Girl

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1972;87(1):48-51. doi:10.1001/archopht.1972.01000020050010

Carcinoma in situ of the corneoscleral limbus in a 13-year-old girl is the youngest case of this condition known so far. After diagnosis was made by biopsy, β-radiation with strontium 90 was given to a dose of 4,000 roentgen equivalents physical in four weeks with disappearance of the lesion in three weeks.

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