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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 39  

67-year-old male with right eye discharge

Pediatric Anterior Segment Fellow, Wills Eye Institute Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Date of Web Publication14-Mar-2011

Correspondence Address:
Anya A Trumler
Pediatric Anterior Segment Fellow, Wills Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0974-620X.77664

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67-year-old male with a swollen right lower lid, watering, and yellow discharge for two years. [Figure 1] and [Figure 2].
Figure 1: External Photograph

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Figure 2: Right lower lid

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What is the diagnosis? Describe two features suggestive of diagnosis.

What is the differential diagnosis?

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