Paediatric Ophthalmology: Raised superior bilateral conjunctival | 58988
Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology

Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9570

Paediatric Ophthalmology: Raised superior bilateral conjunctival lesions in 7-year-old child

29th International Conference on Insights in Ophthalmology

June 17-18, 2020

Rasan Burhan and Lana Faraj

University of Dundee, UK

Posters & Accepted Abstracts: J Clin Exp Ophthalmol

Abstract :

This report describes the case of a young 7-year-old child who presented with a four-month history of raised superior conjunctival lesions in both eyes and subsequently underwent a conjunctival biopsy in the right eye. He was not known to have either of the congenital disorders and subsequent biopsy revealed an epithelium consisting of irregular, ectatic thin-walled channels lined by a bland single layered epithelium which expressed both CD31 and D2-40. No cytokeratin (Cam 5.2) or EMA was expressed in the report. It was concluded that the features highlighted were likely due to an underlying conjunctival haemangioma or lymphangioma.


1) Seca, M., Borges, P., Reimão, P., Gomes, M. and Meireles, A. (2020). Conjunctival Lymphangioma: A Case Report and Brief Review of the Literature.

2) Tunç M, Sadri E, Char DH Orbital lymphangioma: an analysis of 26 patients British Journal of Ophthalmology 1999;83:76-80.

3) JAMES, W. D., BERGER, T. G., ELSTON, D. M., & ODOM, R. B. (2006). Andrews' diseases of the skin: clinical dermatology. Philadelphia, Saunders Elsevier.

4) (1972). Classic pages in obstetrics and gynecology by Henry H. Turner. A syndrome of infantilism, congenital webbed neck, and cubitus valgus. Endocrinology, vol. 23, pp. 566-574, 1938. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 113.

5) SHIELDS, J. A., MASHAYEKHI, A., KLIGMAN, B. E., KUNZ, W. B., CRISS, J., EAGLE, R. C., & SHIELDS, C. L. (2011). Vascular Tumors of the Conjunctiva in 140 Cases. Ophthalmology. 118, 1747- 1753.

6) Ash, J., 1950. Epibulbar Tumors. American Journal of Ophthalmology 33, 1203–1219.

7) Duke-Elder S. System of ophthalmology, vol VIII, Disease of the outer eye, part 2. London: Henry Kimpton, 1965.

8) Nirankari, M., & Singh, D. (1961). Pedunculated Hemangiomas of Conjunctiva. American Journal of Ophthalmology, 52(2), 266–268.

Biography :

Burhan is a junior doctor with an interest in Ophthalmology. During his time at medical school he set up the Student Ophthalmology Society which involved a collaborative effort to introduce students to the fundamentals of eye anatomy and physiology. Dr Faraj is an Ophthalmic Specialty Trainee who has a special interest in the Cornea and Ocular surface, having worked with Professor Harminder Dua within a research team that won the Research Project of the Year at the Times Higher Education Awards 2014.