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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 81-84

Pegylated interferon-alpha-2a for the treatment of ocular surface squamous neoplasia


1 Chevron Eye Hospital and Research Centre, Chittagong, Bangladesh
2 Orbit, Oculoplasty and Oncology Clinic, Chittagong Eye Infirmary and Training Complex, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Murtuza Nuruddin
Chevron Eye Hospital and Research Centre, Chittagong
Bangladesh
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ojo.ojo_146_21

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Ocular surface squamous neoplasia (OSSN) is the most common nonpigmented ocular surface neoplasm. Interferon-alpha (IFNα)-2b has been proved to be an effective immunotherapeutic agent to treat OSSN. We have used intralesional and topical (36 μg/ml) pegylated (peg) IFNα-2a to treat a recurrent surgically failed case of OSSN instead of IFNα-2b. In this case report, we have shared our initial experience with the novel use of peg-IFNα-2a to treat OSSN. According to our brief clinical experience, peg-IFNα-2a is nontoxic to ocular surface and has a promising role to treat OSSN.


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