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Conjunctival Cysts

  • Clinical features:
    • Symptoms: eye discomfort or tearing.
    • Signs: fluid-filled mass within the conjunctiva
    • May be caused by infolding conjunctival crypts or secondary to inflammation, trauma or surgery (especially muscle surgery).
  • Treatment:
    • Supportive with topical lubricants if necessary.
    • Surgical excision.
    • Sclerosing medications topically or into the cyst.

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