Uncommon diagnosis: ocular lymphoma

The eye and the adnexal area can be an anatomical location for extranodal lymphoma. The lacrimal gland is often involved. Histologically most of the lymphoma are MALT-type (mucosa associated lymphoma tissue). There is a controversial information about an association between ocular lymphoma and Chlamydia psittaci.

We show here a patient with a diagnosis of conjuntival lymphoma: