Volume 61, Issue 2 (14 2003)                   Tehran Univ Med J 2003, 61(2): 127-135 | Back to browse issues page

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Asadi Amoli F, Mohammadi S Z, Haeri H, Kasaei A. Histopathological Study Of Eyelid Tumor Tehran Farabi Hospital (1988-98). Tehran Univ Med J 2003; 61 (2) :127-135
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Abstract:   (30765 Views)
There are few studies of eyelid's neoplasm in Asia which in comparison of references are some differences.
Materials and Methods: For this reason the retrospective study in 1103 patients which are referred to Farabi Hospital in 10 years period of 1988-1998 was performed. Epidemiological and histopathologic details were sough.
Results: 44 percent of the neoplasm were benign and 56 percent were malignant. The most prevalent benign neoplasm of eyelid respectively were Nevus (37.7 percent) hamartoma (19.6 percent) and papilloma (15.9 percent) and malignant neoplasm of eyelid respectively were basal cell carcinoma (78.7 percent), squamous cell carcinoma (11.8 percent ) and melanoma (2.4 percent ). The mean age in benign neoplasm was 36 years and in malignant ones 57 years, In benign tumors the most prevalent anatomical site respectively were upper eyelid, lower eyelid and inner canthus. But in malignant tumors it was occurred most frequently in upper eyelid in comparison to lower eyelid in addition occurrence of malignant tumors was prevalent in left but in benign neoplasm right and left eyelid were involved equally.


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