Orbitopalpebral repair after 835 excisions of malignant tumours

Othon Papadopoulos, Petros Konofaos, Chrisostomos Chrisostomidis, Panagis Georgiou, Marios Frangoulis, Grigorios Champsas, Evanthia Betsi, Menelaos Zapantis-Fragos

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Abstract

Repair of any defect in the eyelid depends on its size and position and the state of the surrounding tissues. Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common malignant tumour of the eyelids, and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), mixed carcinomas or basosquamous cell carcinomas (BSC), and cutaneous melanomas (CM), also invade the eyelids and periocular zones. Reconstruction of the eyelids and associated orbital structures after resection requires a complete understanding of the anatomy. The adequacy of the reconstruction is judged by the quality of functional restoration and the aesthetic appearance. The purpose of this study was to document various, simple or complex reconstructive procedures that may be used after excision of malignant tumours of the eyelids and to assess the outcome of surgical treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)353-359
Number of pages7
JournalScandinavian Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Hand Surgery
Volume39
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 2005
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Eyelids reconstruction
  • Malignant tumours of the eyelid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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