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Conjunctival Junctional Nevus

MedGen UID:
1761774
Concept ID:
C5420767
Neoplastic Process

Definition

A junctional nevus that arises from the conjunctiva. It occurs almost exclusively in the juxtalimbal bulbar conjunctiva. It is characterized by an intraepithelial proliferation of type A nevus cells and/ or type B nevus cells. [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVConjunctival Junctional Nevus

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Bogdănici CM, Costea CF, Dumitrescu GF, Sava A, Ciobanu Apostol DG, Scripcariu DV, Nicoară SD, Tănase DM, Andriescu EC, Cărăuleanu A, Danciu M, Sălăvăstru SC, Schmitzer S, Cucu AI, Niagu IA
Rom J Morphol Embryol 2021 Oct-Dec;62(4):907-915. doi: 10.47162/RJME.62.4.03. PMID: 35673810Free PMC Article
Pellerano F, Gil G, Rosario A, Mañon N, Vargas T, Vizcaíno G
Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2020 Aug;27(4):278-282. Epub 2020 Feb 17 doi: 10.1080/09286586.2020.1730912. PMID: 32066308
Costea CF, Turliuc MD, Dimitriu G, Bogdănici CM, MoŢoc A, Chihaia MA, Dancă C, Cucu A, Cărăuleanu A, Dumitrescu N, Indrei L, Turliuc Ş
Rom J Morphol Embryol 2017;58(3):739-747. PMID: 29250649
Halas JM, Svetlosakova Z, Babal P
Bratisl Lek Listy 2013;114(8):446-50. doi: 10.4149/bll_2013_093. PMID: 23944618
Jakobiec FA, Bhat P, Colby KA
Arch Ophthalmol 2010 Feb;128(2):174-83. doi: 10.1001/archophthalmol.2009.394. PMID: 20142539

Diagnosis

Bogdănici CM, Costea CF, Dumitrescu GF, Sava A, Ciobanu Apostol DG, Scripcariu DV, Nicoară SD, Tănase DM, Andriescu EC, Cărăuleanu A, Danciu M, Sălăvăstru SC, Schmitzer S, Cucu AI, Niagu IA
Rom J Morphol Embryol 2021 Oct-Dec;62(4):907-915. doi: 10.47162/RJME.62.4.03. PMID: 35673810Free PMC Article
Pellerano F, Gil G, Rosario A, Mañon N, Vargas T, Vizcaíno G
Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2020 Aug;27(4):278-282. Epub 2020 Feb 17 doi: 10.1080/09286586.2020.1730912. PMID: 32066308
Costea CF, Turliuc MD, Dimitriu G, Bogdănici CM, MoŢoc A, Chihaia MA, Dancă C, Cucu A, Cărăuleanu A, Dumitrescu N, Indrei L, Turliuc Ş
Rom J Morphol Embryol 2017;58(3):739-747. PMID: 29250649
Liesegang TJ
Mayo Clin Proc 1994 Feb;69(2):151-61. doi: 10.1016/s0025-6196(12)61042-8. PMID: 8309267
Folberg R, Jakobiec FA, Bernardino VB, Iwamoto T
Ophthalmology 1989 Apr;96(4):436-61. doi: 10.1016/s0161-6420(89)32878-8. PMID: 2657539

Therapy

Jia R, Zhu H, Lin M, Li Z, Sun Y, Luo M, Fan X
Ann Plast Surg 2012 Feb;68(2):166-70. doi: 10.1097/SAP.0b013e3182119155. PMID: 21629103

Prognosis

Pellerano F, Gil G, Rosario A, Mañon N, Vargas T, Vizcaíno G
Ophthalmic Epidemiol 2020 Aug;27(4):278-282. Epub 2020 Feb 17 doi: 10.1080/09286586.2020.1730912. PMID: 32066308
Novais GA, Fernandes BF, Belfort RN, Castiglione E, Cheema DP, Burnier MN Jr
Int J Surg Pathol 2010 Feb;18(1):60-3. Epub 2008 Jul 8 doi: 10.1177/1066896908319775. PMID: 18611943
Berman EL, Shields CL, Sagoo MS, Eagle RC Jr, Shields JA
Surv Ophthalmol 2008 Jan-Feb;53(1):41-9. doi: 10.1016/j.survophthal.2007.10.009. PMID: 18191656
Shields CL, Fasiuddin AF, Mashayekhi A, Shields JA
Arch Ophthalmol 2004 Feb;122(2):167-75. doi: 10.1001/archopht.122.2.167. PMID: 14769591
Liesegang TJ
Mayo Clin Proc 1994 Feb;69(2):151-61. doi: 10.1016/s0025-6196(12)61042-8. PMID: 8309267

Clinical prediction guides

Huang YY, Hrycaj SM, Chan MP, Stagner AM, Patel RM, Bresler SC
Am J Dermatopathol 2022 Oct 1;44(10):734-740. Epub 2022 Apr 11 doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000002201. PMID: 35475786
Bogdănici CM, Costea CF, Dumitrescu GF, Sava A, Ciobanu Apostol DG, Scripcariu DV, Nicoară SD, Tănase DM, Andriescu EC, Cărăuleanu A, Danciu M, Sălăvăstru SC, Schmitzer S, Cucu AI, Niagu IA
Rom J Morphol Embryol 2021 Oct-Dec;62(4):907-915. doi: 10.47162/RJME.62.4.03. PMID: 35673810Free PMC Article
Boruga O, Bălăşoiu AT, Giuri S, Munteanu M, Stanca HT, Iovănescu G, Preda MA
Rom J Morphol Embryol 2017;58(4):1461-1464. PMID: 29556641
Mudhar HS, Smith K, Talley P, Whitworth A, Atkey N, Rennie IG
Br J Ophthalmol 2013 Jan;97(1):40-6. Epub 2012 Nov 8 doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2012-302261. PMID: 23137666
Shields CL, Fasiuddin AF, Mashayekhi A, Shields JA
Arch Ophthalmol 2004 Feb;122(2):167-75. doi: 10.1001/archopht.122.2.167. PMID: 14769591

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