Rare Tumor Causes Hair to Sprout From Man's Eyeball, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences Study

Published: Jan 04, 2013

A rare tumor in a 19-year old man caused hair to grow on his eyeball, researchers report. The tumor, called a limbal dermoid, was benign and had been present since birth. It gradually grew in size until it was about 5 mm in diameter (a little less than a quarter of an inch), and sprouted several black hairs, said the researchers from Tabriz University of Medical Sciences in Iran.

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