Periocular basal cell carcinoma arising in a site of previous trauma

Kayvan Keyhani, Michael Ashenhurst, Allan Oryschak

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Case report: We report an incidence of basal cell carcinoma of the lower lid arising in an area of trauma 68 years after the initial injury. Comments: Because patients may disregard the appearance of a wound in the setting of former trauma, medical practitioners need increased suspicion and surveillance of chronic nonhealing wounds.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)467-468
Number of pages2
JournalCanadian Journal of Ophthalmology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2007
Externally publishedYes


  • Chronic
  • Cutaneous malignancy
  • Scar


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