P-ISSN 2587-2400 | E-ISSN 2587-196X
Ahead of Print | DOI: 10.14744/ejmo.2019.36883

Primary Mucinous Carcinoma Of Lower Eyelid: A Case Report

Alper Geyik1, Cenk Demirdover2, Fatih Alp Ozturk2, Hasip Samil Yazgan2, Selin Guler2, Suleyman Cakmak2
1Dokuz Eylul University Hospital Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Izmir Turkey, 2Department of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Izmir Turkey

Primary mucinous carcinoma is a rare tumor which behaves in a relatively benign or locally aggressive manner and usually arises on the head and neck region. In this study, we would like to present a patient who has primary mucinous carcinoma of the skin, review the literature on this tumor. Case Presentation: 63 years old male patient applied to our clinic with a palpable and painless mass at lower eyelid. Physical examination showed that it had irregular borders and 2,5x2 cm diameter. The incisional biopsy revealed mucinous carcinoma . According to statistics the primary mucinous tumor of skin would be counted as a rare entity. Therefore, it is hard to understand and define this kind of tumors. The diagnosis and treatment modalities could be varied among clinics. Primary mucinous carcinoma is a rare tumor. Therefore we would like to present our patient that we operated and share our experience with literature


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Geyik A, Demirdover C, Ozturk F, Yazgan H, Guler S, Cakmak S. Primary Mucinous Carcinoma Of Lower Eyelid: A Case Report. EJMO. ; (): -

Corresponding Author: Geyik A.

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