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Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9570

Sunil Warrier

Sunil Warrier

Australia

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  • Research Article
    Pterygium and Rate of Dysplasia in Surgical Specimens
    Author(s): Lisa L Sun, Sunil Warrier and Peter BeckingsaleLisa L Sun, Sunil Warrier and Peter Beckingsale

    Purpose: To determine the rate of ocular surface squamous neoplasia in all pterygium specimens in a 2-year period at a single tertiary hospital in metropolitan Brisbane. Secondary outcomes measured included the percentage of tissue samples undergoing histological analysis and the clinical suspicion of dysplastic change.   Method: Retrospective chart review was undertaken for all pterygium surgery performed between the period of January 2009 and October 2010 at the Princess Alexandra Hospital in Brisbane. The rate of ocular surface squamous neoplasia, number of specimens sent for histopathology analysis, and clinical suspicion of dysplastic changes at initial review was recorded.   Results: One hundred and five out of 166 pterygia removed were sent for histological analysis, and 14 out of 105 (13.3%) s.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2155-9570.1000166

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