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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 12-14

Spectrum of histopathological study of ocular lesions: One year study

Department of Pathology, Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Shastry Srikanth
Department of Pathology, Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences, Karimnagar, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/2277-8632.128417

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Introduction: Ocular tissues contribute to lesions from inflammation to different types of neoplastic conditions. Histopathology remains the main stay of diagnosis. The study was carried out to know the histopathological diagnosis of various ocular lesions. Materials and Methods: This is a retrospective and prospective study of ocular lesions done on patients who were referred for ocular examination. Cases were analyzed in detail regarding clinical examination and other findings. Results: Ocular lesions from 81 patients were analyzed. Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) was the most common neoplastic disorder. Nevus was the most common non-neoplastic disorder. Among the 81 cases, 47 were male and 34 were female patients with the highest number of cases in the age group of 41-50 years. Conclusion: The most common ocular malignancy was BCC and nevus was the non-neoplastic disorder.

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