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A Case of Verruca Obliterating the Punctum
Ann Optom Contact Lens 2018;17:68-70
Published online September 25, 2018
© 2018 The Korean Optometry & Contact Lens Study Society

Minji Woo, MD, Sungwon Yang, MD, Jin Hwan Park, MD, PhD, Hwa Lee, MD, PhD, Sehyun Baek, MD, PhD

Department of Ophthalmology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
Correspondence to: Sehyun Baek, MD, PhD
Department of Ophthalmology, Korea University College of Medicine, #148 Gurodong-ro, Guro-gu, Seoul 08308, Korea
Tel: 82-2-2626-1260, Fax: 82-2-857-8580
E-mail: Shbaek6534@korea.ac.kr
Received July 31, 2018; Revised August 14, 2018; Accepted August 14, 2018.
This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/3.0) which permits unrestricted non-commercial use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
Abstract
Purpose: To report a case of verruca vulgaris appeared over punctum without involving conjunctival lesion.
Case summary: A 36-year-old woman presented with tearing of her left eye. On slit lamp examination, about 5mm-sized round papilloma inside of the punctum of the left lower eyelid was observed. The mass was obstructing the entire punctum. Excisional biopsy was performed with snip punctoplasty. In pathology exam, koilocytes were observed. Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test showed the positive result of HPV types 6 and 11.
Conclusions: Verruca vulgaris could appears in the punctum and nasolacrimal drainage system without any conjunctival lesion.
Keywords : HPV; Wart; Lacrimal apparatus; Eyelid


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