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October 1980

Intraocular Invasion by Basal Cell Carcinoma of the Lid

Author Affiliations

From the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and the University of Miami School of Medicine, Miami (Drs Aldred and Nicholson). Dr Ramirez is in private practice in Bucaramanga, Colombia.

Arch Ophthalmol. 1980;98(10):1821-1822. doi:10.1001/archopht.1980.01020040673016

• Basal cell carcinoma arising in the lid of a 53-year-old man with lepromatous leprosy extended through the cornea into the anterior chamber. Possible explanations for this unusual pattern of invasion are discussed.