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Keloids are usually formed in individuals after skin trauma and are thought to be the result of altered wound healing with excessive scar tissue formation.1 We describe a bulbar conjunctival keloid confirmed by immunohistochemical analysis and scanning electron microscopy.
A 48-year-old Hispanic man presented with a medial conjunctival lesion in his left eye. The patient had underwent pterygium surgery in the same location 2 years previously. At 6 months after surgery, he noted progressive growth of a conjunctival mass that persisted over the next year. On examination, his vision was 20/25 in the right eye and 20/30 in the left …
Funding: This study was funded by the Research to Prevent Blindness, New York, USA, and NIH grant EY03040. RNK is a Heed Fellow and is supported by the Heed Ophthalmic Foundation.
Competing interests: None declared.
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