Globe-sparing surgery for medial canthal Basal cell carcinoma with anterior orbital invasion.
Simon N Madge, Aye Aye Khine, Vladimir T Thaller, Garry Davis, Raman Malhotra, Alan McNab, Brett O'Donnell, Dinesh Selva
Ophthalmology | Published : 2010
PURPOSE: To describe a case series of patients with anterior orbital invasion by medial canthal basal cell carcinoma (BCC) managed with non-exenterating surgery. DESIGN: International, multicenter, retrospective, noncomparative, consecutive case series. PARTICIPANTS: Twenty patients identified from the individual institutions' databases with histologically confirmed orbital invasion by periocular BCC. METHODS: Examination of charts, relevant imaging, and histopathologic data. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Demographics; clinical characteristics and radiologic features; histopathologic features; surgical techniques for excision, reconstruction, and subsequent procedures; complications; visual acuity;..View full abstract