Conjunctival lymphangiectasis: successful surgical resection of an idiopathic case

Seven E., Batur M., Tekin S., Bulut G., Yasar T.

EYE REPORTS, vol.5, no.1, pp.6-8, 2019 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 5 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Journal Name: EYE REPORTS
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Page Numbers: pp.6-8


Conjunctival lymphagiectasis is a topical ocular condition characterized by swelling of conjunctiva as a result of dilated lymphatics of the bulbar conjunctiva. In this case report, a 51-year-old man presented with conjunctival swelling in the left eye. Conjunctival lymphangiectasis was diagnosed and a conjunctival resection was performed. No recurrence was found in follow-up examination at 9 months.