Giant hanging melanoma of the eyelid skin

Radha R. Pai, Hema Kini, Sai Giridhar Kamath, Suneet Kumar

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Cutaneous melanoma of the eyelid is a rare entity. We present a 53-year-old male who had a nevus on the left upper eyelid skin since childhood, which transformed into a huge ulcerated hanging mass in the same region. Excision of the mass was done and histopathology confirmed the diagnosis of nodular malignant melanoma. A small preauricular lymph node showed metastatic melanoma on fine needle aspiration cytology.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)239-240
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Journal of Ophthalmology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 01-09-2008

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ophthalmology


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