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Patients frequently present ophthalmologists with complaints regarding eyelid lesions. The comprehensive practitioner will detect abnormal lesions of the eyelids, as well as detect issues which may not be the presenting question or creating symptoms, but still warrant treatment. This module reviews malignant eyelid and periocular lesions helping in their detection and management.
This issue covers nonmelanoma skin cancers such as basal cell carcinoma (BCC) and squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), as well as superficial and malignant melanomas, sebaceous and Merkel cell carcinoma and other malignancies.
Upon completion of this module, the reader should be able to:
Authors: Richard A. Burgett, MD, FACS and Jeremy D. Clark, MD
Consultants: Alison B. Huggins, MD, Mark J. Lucarelli, MD, FACS, and John W. Shore, MD
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