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Free Content Pigmented spindle cell naevus of Reed presenting in the conjunctiva

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This study aimed to present the clinical and histopathological features of a pigmented spindle cell naevus (PSCN) appearing in the conjunctiva.


Histopathological examination of the lesion following excision and review of the pertinent literature.


The features were consistent with those previously recognized in the skin as the PSCN of Reed.


The PSCN can appear in the conjunctiva and should not be confused with conjunctival melanoma.

Keywords: Naevus of Reed; conjunctiva; melanoma; naevus of Spitz; pigmented spindle cell naevus

Document Type: Case Report

Affiliations: Ophthalmic Pathology and Oncology Service, St. Erik's Eye Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden

Publication date: February 1, 2000

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