Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the bulbar conjunctiva – an interventional case report

Ana M. Quintas, Ana C. Fonseca, Conceição Crujo, Leonor Almeida & Manuel Monteiro-Grillo
Purpose: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma is a rare variant of squamous cell carcinoma of the conjunctiva. It appears more frequently in the elderly, it is more aggressive than squamous cell carcinoma, and it has a higher recurrence rate and higher incidence of intraocular and orbital invasion. Methods: We report a case of a 74-year-old man who presented to the Emergency Department with a one month history of painful red left eye. Results: The patient presented with visual...