TITLE

Recognize malignant, benign lesions

AUTHOR(S)
Rivera-Michlig, Roxana; Meszaros, Liz
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Ophthalmology Times;1/15/2013, Vol. 38 Issue 2, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on a differential diagnostic study related to lesion development in the eyelids. It mentions that such lesions can be a result of both benign as well as malignant conditions and therefore an expert ophthalmic investigation is mandatory in such cases. Further it reviews some of the commonly encountered categories of lesions including squamous papilloma, sebhorreic keratoses and squamous cell carcinoma.
ACCESSION #
85487105

 

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