Eyelids and anterior segment: Case nine


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This 35 year-old man developed a right swollen eye (Figure 1) while receiving chemotherapy for acute myelocytic leukamia. Despite systemic antibiotics the swelling worsened and three days later he developed this lesion on his hard palate (Figure 2).

a. What is the diagnosis?

b. How would you treat this patient?

c. What is the prognosis of this condition?

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