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Recurrence of previously excised corneal squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Bowen disease)

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First Author: I.Dragoumis GREECE

Co Author(s):    A. Chranioti   E. Tsironi   N. Ziakas        

Abstract Details



Purpose:

To present a case of a recurrent squamous cell carcinoma in-citu and its management.

Setting:

1)1st Department of Ophthalmology, U.G.H.T. AHEPA, Thessaloniki 2)Department of Ophthalmology, U.G.H.Larisa, Larisa

Methods:

A 70-year old patient with a history of a previously excised corneal squamous cell carcinoma in-situ 8 years ago, presented to the corneal department with a recurrence of the tumor. A lamellar excision of the corneal lesion and a partial conjuctival excision with intraoperative use of mitomycin-C was performed. A histopathological exam of the excised tissue was also performed.

Results:

Satisfactory cosmesis post-op with a fully excised lesion.

Conclusions:

Management of a corneal squamous cell carcinoma in-situ with local excision and intraoperative use of mitomycin-C provides excellent results.

Financial Disclosure:

NONE

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