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 OJOph  Vol.3 No.1 , February 2013
Merkel Cell Carcinoma of Eyelid: A Rare Clinical Presentation and Diagnostic Challenge
Abstract: The purpose of this paper is to report a case of rare localised (limited to eyelid) malignant eyelid tumor in a 70 year old Indian male. Histopathology confirmed it to be a Merkel cell carcinoma. Surgical excision and eyelid reconstruction was done successfully. No local or systemic recurrence has been noted at a follow up of 2 years. The well defined nature of a highly malignant tumor, its localised presentation and management is being described in following report.
Cite this paper: Singh, M. , Singh, S. , Singh, U. and Zadeng, Z. (2013) Merkel Cell Carcinoma of Eyelid: A Rare Clinical Presentation and Diagnostic Challenge. Open Journal of Ophthalmology, 3, 16-18. doi: 10.4236/ojoph.2013.31005.
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