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April 1985

Persistent Cutaneous Lymphoid Hyperplasia of the Face With Conjunctival Involvement

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (Dr Duray) and Dermatology (Drs Burgdorf and Goltz), University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. Dr Duray is now with Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, and Dr. Burgdorf is with the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1985;103(4):555-557. doi:10.1001/archopht.1985.01050040097029

• Lymphocytic infiltration of the orbital conjunctiva has not, to our knowledge, been previously reported as a phenomenon of secondary involvement following long-standing cutaneous lymphocytic infiltration of the face. We encountered a woman with facial cutaneous lymphocytic infiltration pursuing a benign but persistent course, with eventual involvement of the conjunctiva after 15 years, which responded to low-dose radiation therapy.

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