Update in Treatment of Malign Eyelid Tumors


  • Yasemin Katircioglu

Received Date: 25.05.2014 Accepted Date: 17.07.2014 Turk J Ophthalmol 2014;44(1):55-60

Treatment of malignant eyelid tumors have different properties according to histological diagnosis, assessment of tumor margins, and local or systemic spread. Chances of success in the treatment of malignant tumors of the eyelids are high only when the right procedures through which all tumor cells are eradicated with the condition that the role of protection of ocular surface of the eyelids are functional. The aim of this review is to scrutinize the current treatment of malignant eyelid tumors.

Keywords: Eyelids, basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma, sebaceous carcinoma, treatment

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