Metastatic breast carcinoma presenting as a conjunctival lesion
Version of Record online: 8 NOV 2007
Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology
Volume 35, Issue 8, pages 767–769, November 2007
How to Cite
Skalicky, S. E., Hirst, L. W. and Conway, R. M. (2007), Metastatic breast carcinoma presenting as a conjunctival lesion. Clinical & Experimental Ophthalmology, 35: 767–769. doi: 10.1111/j.1442-9071.2007.01587.x
- Issue online: 8 NOV 2007
- Version of Record online: 8 NOV 2007
- Received 24 March 2007; accepted 28 June 2007.
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Metastatic carcinoma to the conjunctiva is a rare tumour that reflects advanced disease with a poor prognosis. A case of conjunctival metastatic breast carcinoma is described which developed 9 months after the primary cancer was removed, and led to the detection of diffuse systemic malignancy. The tumour responded to intravenous chemotherapy.