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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 38, n° 6
pages 971-978 (juin 1998)
Doi : 10.1016/S0190-9622(98)70162-8
Pigmented lesions of the conjunctiva

Martha Farber, MDa,d, Pamela Schutzerb, Martin C. Mihm, MD, FACPc
Albany, New York 
From Ophthalmology and Pathologya and the Division of Dermatology and Dermatopathology,c Albany Medical Center, Albany Medical School, b and the Ophthalmology Section, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Albany. d 


A careful examination of the conjunctiva and ocular adnexa should be performed as part of a complete dermatologic examination. This article reviews the clinical presentation and classification of pigmented lesions of the conjunctiva. The histologic features of these conjunctival lesions are compared with those of pigmented lesions of the skin. (J Am Acad Dermatol 1998;38:971-8.)

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