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Extensive bone metastases from basal cell carcinoma of the eye.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16924365     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The incidence of metastases from basal cell carcinoma is rare. We report a 66-year-old woman who had basal cell carcinoma of the outer canthus of the left eye. Six months following radical radiotherapy, she developed local recurrence for which an orbital exenteration was done. Four months later, she developed rapidly-progressive multiple skeletal metastases and died soon after.
Authors:
T Puri; G Gunabushanam; R Sharma; S Kumar; P K Julka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Singapore medical journal     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0037-5675     ISO Abbreviation:  Singapore Med J     Publication Date:  2006 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-08-22     Completed Date:  2006-10-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0404516     Medline TA:  Singapore Med J     Country:  Singapore    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  811-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiotherapy and Oncology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India. tarunpuri90@hotmail.com
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Bone Neoplasms / secondary*,  surgery
Carcinoma, Basal Cell / pathology*,  surgery
Eye Neoplasms / pathology*,  radiotherapy,  surgery
Fatal Outcome
Female
Humans

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