An elderly patient presents with yellowish lesion on the front of the eye. What is your diagnosis?

Plastics Coach #27


Here the patient is noted to have an elevated orangish mass located in the inner canthal area. It is arising from the conjunctiva. This classic salmon patch lesion is consistent with lymphoma.

The patient was diagnosed with Ocular Adenexal Lymphoma (OAL).

In this 19 min. video featuring Dr. Gabriela Lahaie Luna, Fellow, University of Pennsylvania and CHOP, we'll review:

  • The clinical features suggestive of OAL
  • The differential diagnosis of OAL
  • How OAL is treated
Plastics Coach #27 Analysis

Clinical Tip

In a patient with an orange conjunctival lesion strongly consider the possibility of OAL.

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