Surgical treatment of a solitary pulmonary metastasis from eyelid sebaceous carcinoma: report of a case.

Kaoru Kaseda, Takashi Ohtsuka, Yuichiro Hayashi, Katsura Emoto, Keisuke Asakura, Ikuo Kamiyama, Taichiro Goto, Mitsutomo Kohno

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Abstract

Ocular sebaceous carcinoma is an uncommon, aggressive ocular neoplasm with potential for regional and distant metastasis. A 77-year-old woman was found to have a solitary pulmonary lesion 6 years after the initial treatment of sebaceous carcinoma of the eyelid. Video-assisted lung wedge resection of an undetermined pulmonary nodule was carried out successfully. Microscopically, the tumor showed foamy cytoplasm and atypical nuclei, consistent with metastasis of eyelid sebaceous carcinoma. This is the first case report of resected solitary pulmonary metastasis of eyelid sebaceous carcinoma. Pulmonary resection is a good option for the treatment and diagnosis of metastatic eyelid sebaceous carcinoma.

Original languageEnglish
JournalWorld Journal of Surgical Oncology
Volume12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Surgery

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