Successful management of conjunctival intraepithelial neoplasia by interferon alpha-2b.

@article{Kobayashi2002SuccessfulMO,
  title={Successful management of conjunctival intraepithelial neoplasia by interferon alpha-2b.},
  author={Akira Kobayashi and Tsuyoshi Yoshita and Kayo Uchiyama and Yutaka Shirao and Kazuko Kitagawa and Aya Fujisawa and Scheffer C. G. Tseng},
  journal={Japanese journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2002},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={215-7}
}
BACKGROUND Interferon alpha-2b (IFN alpha 2b) was recently shown to be effective as an alternative therapy for conjunctival intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN). Herein, we report our successful management of CIN by the use of IFN alpha 2b. CASE A 73-year-old woman presented with a complaint of irritation due to a tumorous lesion in her left eye. Slit-lamp microscope examination revealed a tumorous lesion involving the bulbar and palpebral conjunctiva as well as the limbus, from the 3-o'clock… CONTINUE READING