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Eyelid basal cell carcinoma

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Title: Eyelid basal cell carcinoma
Authors: Lindgren, Gun 1950-
Issue Date: 1999
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Department of Ophthalmology
Avdelningen för oftalmologi / Department of Dermatology and Venereology
Date of Defence: 1999-05-31
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Eyelid
basal cell carcinoma
Mohs micrographic surgery
fluorescence imaging
UVR exposure
Abstract: This thesis discusses the aetiology, diagnosis and treatment of eyelid basal cell carcinomas (BCCs).To study UVR exposure in the periocular area, dosimeters were placed at 7 sites in the periocular region in a manikin and in two test subjects. The UVR exposure was compared with the location of 329 eyelid BCCs. No difference was found in UVR exposure to the upper and lower eyelids while BCCs were much more common on the lower eyelid (13:1). To study the ability of d-aminolevulinic acid (ALA)-indu... more
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