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Conjunctival amyloid

BMJ 2021; 375 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n2089 (Published 20 October 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;375:n2089
  1. Valerie Juniat, ophthalmology fellow,
  2. Saul Rajak, consultant
  1. Department of Ophthalmology, Sussex Eye Hospital, Brighton, Sussex, UK
  1. Correspondence to: V Juniat vjuniat{at}doctors.org.uk

This is conjunctival amyloidosis on the left eyelid of a man in his 70s (fig 1, arrows). He presented with ptosis, and on lid eversion a yellow, waxy lesion was seen on the palpebral conjunctiva. Histology …

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