Case of sarcoidosis with uncommon tumorous mass formation in bulbar conjunctiva

M. Matsuo, H. Inomata, Tatsuro Ishibashi, A. Tawara, S. Harada

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A case of sarcoidosis with ocular involvement, including uncommon tumorous mass formation on the bulbar conjunctiva, was reported. The patient was a 62-year-old woman who had been suffering from chronic bronchiolitis for several years. The conjunctival masses, yellowish brown in color with localized injection and follicles, were found in both eyes. In addition to the conjunctival masses, the common manifestations of sarcoidosis were observed in the eyes, showing nodules on the iris and trabeculum, discrete fluffy 'snowball' opacities in the vitreous, and perivascular nodules on the retinal vessels. Microscopically, the biopsy specimen obtained from the conjunctival masses was composed of epithelioid tubercles with Langhans type and foreign body type giant cells. Ziehl-Neelsen stain revealed no tubercle bacilli. Transbronchial lung biopsy also revealed epithelioid tubercles. Both ocular and pulmonary lesions were observed to respond well to treatment with corticosteroid hormone. We emphasized that patients with interstitial pneumonitis or pulmonary fibrosis should be examined ophthalmologically, and recommended conjunctival biopsy in patients with suspected sarcoidosis.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)27-34
ページ数8
ジャーナルJapanese Journal of Ophthalmology
27
発行部数1
出版物ステータス出版済み - 6 2 1983

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Conjunctiva
Sarcoidosis
Biopsy
Foreign Body Giant Cells
Retinal Vessels
Lung
Bronchiolitis
Pulmonary Fibrosis
Interstitial Lung Diseases
Iris
Bacillus
Adrenal Cortex Hormones
Coloring Agents
Color
Hormones
Injections
Therapeutics

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ophthalmology

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Case of sarcoidosis with uncommon tumorous mass formation in bulbar conjunctiva. / Matsuo, M.; Inomata, H.; Ishibashi, Tatsuro; Tawara, A.; Harada, S.

:: Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology, 巻 27, 番号 1, 02.06.1983, p. 27-34.

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Matsuo, M, Inomata, H, Ishibashi, T, Tawara, A & Harada, S 1983, 'Case of sarcoidosis with uncommon tumorous mass formation in bulbar conjunctiva', Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology, 巻. 27, 番号 1, pp. 27-34.
Matsuo, M. ; Inomata, H. ; Ishibashi, Tatsuro ; Tawara, A. ; Harada, S. / Case of sarcoidosis with uncommon tumorous mass formation in bulbar conjunctiva. :: Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology. 1983 ; 巻 27, 番号 1. pp. 27-34.
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