TITLE

Caracterización clinicoepidemiológica de pacientes con tumores palpebrales malignos

AUTHOR(S)
Arias Soto, Julio Cesar; Santos Silva, Dania; García Gali, Madeline de Jesús; Ortiz Silveira, Marlene; Matienzo Vergara, Sulli de la Caridad
PUB. DATE
December 2012
SOURCE
MEDISAN;2012, Vol. 16 Issue 12, p56
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An observational, descriptive and cross-sectional study was conducted in 61 patients with malignant eyelid tumors, treated at the Ophthalmology Department of the National Institute of Oncology and Radiobiology, Havana, during 2011, in order to characterize them according to clinical and epidemiological variates of interest to research. Male sex (68.6%) and white patients (86.9%) were the most affected in the series. Also, the age group of 61-70 years (37.0%), basal cell epithelioma as the most frequent malignant eyelid tumor (73.8%) and agriculture as the essential work performed by patients (67.2%) prevailed.
ACCESSION #
86892505

 

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