Aim: To Study the Clinical profile of Ocular Surface Squamous Neoplasia (OSSN).
Design: Retrospective study.
Materials and Methods: We analysed 28 cases of OSSN who presented to the out-patient department of tertiary eye care centre Hospital, over a period of 1 year from January 2017 to January 2018.
Results: In patients, who presented with OSSN age ranged from 24 to 70 years, mean age being 44.80 years. Males were predominantly affected accounting for 64.28%. A nodule at the libus is the commonest presentation. About 25% of the patients were positive for HIV with mean age of presentation 32 years. Among HIV positive patients 5 cases had SCC.
Conclusion: OSSN was observed more common in males. Nodular type of lesion is the commonest variety. HIV positive individuals have an increased incidence of OSSN with invasive characteristics. Hence, ophthalmologists need to be aware of this association and a thorough workup is warranted for all patients presenting with OSSN, especially in the younger age group.
Keywords: Ocular surface squamous neoplasia, Carcinoma in-situ(CIS), Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)