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August 1998

Mucinous Eccrine Carcinoma of the Eyelid

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Arch Ophthalmol. 1998;116(8):1130-1131. doi:10.1001/archopht.116.8.1130

An 87-year-old woman was seen with a red mass involving the left lower eyelid and a smaller nodule on the left upper eyelid (Figure 1). Five years earlier she had had a similar lesion diagnosed as undifferentiated carcinoma removed from the same location. Full-thickness resection of the lower and upper eyelids was performed. Results of frozen section examination revealed tumor present on all margins. A second resection cleared all margins.

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