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The Official Scientific Journal of Delhi Ophthalmological Society
Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia
Sandeep Gupta, Rajesh Sinha, Namrata Sharma, Jeewan S Titiyal
Dr RP Centre of Ophthalmic Sciences, AIIMS, New Delhi
Corresponding Author:
Dr.Lt.Col Sandeep Gupta
E-Mail : drsandygupta19@yahoo.com
Published Online: 25-SEP-2013
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.7869/djo.2012.49
Ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN) are important because they mimic many common indolent lesions like pterygium and have a potential for causing ocular and systemic morbidity and mortality. Ultraviolet-B light and human papilloma viruses have been proposed as major risk factors in the etiopathogensis. Anterior segment optical coherence tomography, ultrasonic biomicroscopy and impression cytology have been added recently as non-surgical tools for diagnosis and management. The treatment includes surgery as mainstay with Mitomycin-C and cryotherapy as adjuvant therapy. Recently Interferons (IFN) as well as pegylated IFNs are regularly being used in a select subsets of OSSN for treatment.
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