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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 58  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 296-297

Primary conjunctival amyloidosis causing ptosis, ectropion, and chalazion-like eyelid lumps

Department of Ophthalmic Plastics, Orbital Disease and Ocular Oncology, Narayana Nethralaya, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Dr. Rwituja Thomas
Department of Ophthalmic Plastics, Orbital Disease and Ocular Oncology Service, Narayana Nethralaya, 121/C Chord Road, Rajajinagar 1st R Block, Bengaluru - 560 010, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/tjosr.tjosr_95_20

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Primary conjunctival amyloidosis is a rare entity. We present a patient with bilateral conjunctival amyloid, presenting with ptosis, ectropion, and chalazion-like lumps. Histopathology showed an amorphous eosinophilic lesion, and staining with Congo red showed apple-green birefringence.

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