Eur J Plast Surg (2012) 35:693–696 DOI 10.1007/s00238-011-0616-8 CASE REPORT Advanced adenoid cystic carcinoma of the conjunctiva: total upper eyelid and medial canthal region reconstruction with three local flaps plus auricular cartilage graft Alberto Neri & Claudio Macaluso & Maria Rosa Bertonati & Paolo Lavezzari & Fabrizio Neri & Franco Fedeli Received: 12 December 2010 /Accepted: 22 June 2011 /Published online: 26 July 2011 # Springer-Verlag 2011 Introduction topical antibiotics and steroids without resolution, then with surgical incision and curettage of the nodule. No micro- Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) of the eyelid is a rare scopic analysis was performed on the pathological tissue. malignant tumor which originates primarily from the con- The patient was referred to our institute 5 years later; she junctiva or from the skin . We report an advanced case of had a slow growing mass of the left upper eyelid. ACC involving the entire upper eyelid and the medial On the left upper eyelid, there was an infiltrating, canthal region. This condition was treated by radical surgical multilobulated mass involving the entire thickness of the resection and reconstruction using three local flaps plus an lid. The mass was slightly elevated and palpation of the auricular
European Journal of Plastic Surgery – Springer Journals
Published: Sep 1, 2012
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