Prevalence and Clinicopathologic Findings of Conjunctival Epithelial Neoplasia in Pterygia – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To study the prevalence of conjunctival neoplasia in clinically diagnosed pterygia and the clinicopathologic characteristics of conjunctival tissues obtained from pterygium excision. Design: Prospective, observational case series. Participants: From February through August 2007, consecutive subjects indicated for pterygium excision were enrolled from an outpatient eye clinic of King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand, and from the eye camp at the 6th Station of the Thai Red Cross Society, Aranyaprathet District, Sa Kaeo, Thailand. A total of 498 eyes from 482 subjects were studied. The mean age of the subjects was 56.5±11.7 years. The male-to-female ratio was 3:7. Methods: Clinical (Read more...)

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