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Basal cell carcinoma of eyelid – a case report

Dr. Shruti Chandrakar Dr.Ashok Kumar Chandrakar

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15520/ijmhs.2017.vol7.iss4.174.

Abstract


Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is one of the most common skin cancers, which causes disfigurement and destruction by invasion in surrounding tissue. However, it rarely metastasizes to distant tissue and cause death. It is a locally invasive tumor. The present case is of a BCC in a 57-year-old male presenting with non-healing ulcer below right eyelid.. No significant past, personal and family history were observed. Histopathology revealed basal cell carcinoma. The patient was managed with wide excision of the lesion and then full thickness skin graft. At present, the patient is stable

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