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[De novo growth of a capillary hemangioma of the conjunctiva]

L Fernández-Vega Cueto, F Tresserra, M F de la Paz
Archivos de la Sociedad Española de Oftalmología 2014, 89 (3): 127-9
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CLINICAL CASE: A 22-year-old woman patient, diagnosed with an inclusion cyst of the conjunctiva in the nasal sector of the left eye, who after 2 shot/needle injections in the lesion came to our clinic with a dense subconjunctival hemorrhage in four quadrants and with severe pain. After excision biopsy, a capillary hemangioma of the conjunctiva was diagnosed.

DISCUSSION: Conjunctival capillary hemangioma is mainly a benign lesion, asymptomatic and mostly congenital in origin, its progression or de novo growth is rare in adulthood.

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