International Ophthalmology

, Volume 33, Issue 5, pp 561–565 | Cite as

Localized conjunctival extra-nodal marginal zone B cell lymphoma with presumed paraproteinic crystalline keratopathy

  • Thaer S. Alomar
  • Khalid Mahmood
  • Simon O’Connor
  • Keith Robson
  • Harminder S. Dua
Case Report


Crystalline corneal deposits have been well reported in individual cases of lymphoproliferative disorders associated with hyper-gammaglobulinemia, hence called ‘Crystalline Paraproteinemic Keratopathy’. This is the first report of corneal deposits in a case of localised conjunctival B-cell Lymphoma without paraproteinaemia/hyper-gammaglobulinemia, hence called ‘Presumed Paraproteinic Crystalline Keratopathy’.


Paraproteinemic Crystalline keratopathy In vivo confocal microscopy Lymphoma 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thaer S. Alomar
    • 1
  • Khalid Mahmood
    • 1
  • Simon O’Connor
    • 2
  • Keith Robson
    • 2
  • Harminder S. Dua
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Ophthalmology and Visual SciencesSchool of Clinical Sciences, Eye ENT Centre, University Hospital, Queens Medical Centre, University of NottinghamNottinghamUK
  2. 2.Department of HistopathologyNottingham University HospitalsNottinghamUK

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