Indian Journal of Ophthalmology - Case Reports

: 2023  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 3--5

An unusual presentation of vernal keratoconjunctivitis

Bijnya B Panda1, Nachiketa Mohapatra2, Shilpa Vishwanath3 
1 Department of Ophthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
2 Department of Pathology, Apollo Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
3 Department of Ophthalmology, PGI, Chandigarh, India

Correspondence Address:
Bijnya B Panda
B-3,202, Shreekhetra Residency, Aiginia, Bhubaneswar, Odisha

Vernal keratoconjunctivitis is diagnosed mainly on the basis of typical signs and symptoms of allergic conjunctivitis such as conjunctival papillae, limbal gelatinous thickening, peri-limbal Horner–Trantas dots, and shield ulcers. Limbal hyperplasia can be a rare finding in such patients, which mimics an ocular surface neoplasm and is difficult to diagnose clinically unless a histopathological examination is done. We report a case of a young boy with a longstanding history of allergic conjunctivitis refractory to topical corticosteroids who presented with a giant isolated limbal conjunctival nodule and was successfully managed without any recurrence.

How to cite this article:
Panda BB, Mohapatra N, Vishwanath S. An unusual presentation of vernal keratoconjunctivitis.Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep 2023;3:3-5

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Panda BB, Mohapatra N, Vishwanath S. An unusual presentation of vernal keratoconjunctivitis. Indian J Ophthalmol Case Rep [serial online] 2023 [cited 2023 Apr 2 ];3:3-5
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