Carcinoma of the external ear.

  title={Carcinoma of the external ear.},
  author={Jacquelyn Pless},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={10 2},
An analysis of 246 operated patients with 260 carcinomas of the external ears from the periods 1949-57 and 1962-67 is presented. Carcinoma of the external ear occurs in Denmark with a frequency of 1.2 cases per 100 000 inhabitants and constitutes approximately 6% of all skin cancers. In the present material 67% of the tumours were squamous-cell carcinomas and 30% were basal-cell carcinomas. These forms of tumours were most frequent in elderly men who have had outdoor employment. Half of these… CONTINUE READING