A 71 year-old male presents with a variably pigmented and growing caruncular tumor. Subconjunctival melanocytic cysts were noted (arrows).
Hidrocystoma of the Caruncle
*Note* Due to progressive growth, hypervascularity, and subconjunctival pigmentation, this tumor was treated by excisional biopsy.
In this case hidrocystoma of the caruncle was suspected by clinical examination. High frequency ultrasound supported this diagnosis. Due to the presence of subconjunctival pigmentation and history of growth, an excisional biopsy was requested and performed. This case demonstrates the utility of high frequency ultrasound in the evaluation of the caruncle.
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