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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 121-123

Single-stage reconstruction of the upper lid after the excision of malignant melanoma


Department of Ophthalmology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Thrissur, Kerala, India

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Cherungottil Viswanathannair Radhadevi
Department of Ophthalmology, Amala Institute of Medical Sciences, Amala Nagar, Thrissur - 680 555, Kerala
India
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DOI: 10.4103/kjo.kjo_36_18

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The most common treatment for eyelid carcinomas is surgical resection with reconstruction of lid. Reconstructing an eyelid after excision of a lesion can be challenging because of the dynamic movement of the lid and the unique anatomic requirements of the upper eyelid. A single-stage reconstruction of the upper lid after the excision of malignant melanoma done in a female patient is reported here.


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