Ophthalmologic oncology: alopecia of the eyelashes.

  title={Ophthalmologic oncology: alopecia of the eyelashes.},
  author={V J Giovinazzo and R S Rodriguez-sains},
  journal={The Journal of dermatologic surgery and oncology},
  volume={10 3},
The variety of lesions that can cause alopecia of the eyelashes (Table 1) demonstrates the need for accurate diagnosis. A full-thickness biopsy of lid margin with appropriate three-suture closure can leave an imperceptible defect and may provide invaluable information. Although a partial-thickness lid biopsy is certainly appropriate for many common eyelid tumors such as basal-cell carcinomas or nevi, we feel strongly that a full-thickness lid biopsy is indicated when discussing chronic eyelid… CONTINUE READING
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