Journal article

Periocular Squamous Cell Carcinoma TNM Staging and Recurrence

Michelle T Sun, Nicholas H Andrew, Brett O'Donnell, Alan McNab, Shyamala C Huilgol, Dinesh Selva

OPHTHALMOLOGY | ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC | Published : 2015

Abstract

PURPOSE: To analyze the TNM stage, management, and recurrence rates of patients with histologically confirmed squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) of the eyelid. DESIGN: Retrospective case series from 3 Australian centers. PARTICIPANTS: A total of 254 cases of eyelid SCC from 254 patients (median age, 73 years; range, 28-102 years; 159 were male). METHODS: Tumors were staged according to The American Joint Committee on Cancer 7th edition TNM criteria for eyelid carcinoma. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Outcomes and recurrence rates according to TNM stage at presentation. RESULTS: A total of 25 cases (9.8%) were recurrent tumors. TNM classifications were as follows: T1N0M0, 74 patients (29.1%); T2aN0M0, 92 ..

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