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European Journal of Dermatology

Risk factors associated with relapse of eyelid basal cell carcinoma: results from a retrospective study of 142 patients Volume 27, issue 4, July-August 2017

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Authors
1 Department of Morphology,
Surgery and Experimental Medicine,
Surgery and Translational Medicine Section,
University of Ferrara,
Ferrara,
Italy
2 Department of Emergency and Organ Transplantation,
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Unit,
University of Bari,
Bari,
Italy
3 LTTA Centre,
University of Ferrara,
Ferrara,
Italy
4 Department of Morphology,
Surgery and Experimental Medicine,
Anatomy and Histology Section,
University of Ferrara,
Ferrara,
Italy
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  • Key words: basal cell carcinoma, eyelid, reconstructive surgery, skin cancer
  • DOI : 10.1684/ejd.2017.3026
  • Page(s) : 363-8
  • Published in: 2017

Background

Of skin cancers, 9% arise at the periocular level, constituting a significant threat due to the proximity to intracranial structures, such as the eyes, nerve endings and proximal tissues. Tumour recurrence can be frequent and represents a primary clinical challenge for the surgeon.