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Regional Nodal Recurrence of Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Caruncle 11 Years After Primary Tumor Resection

Margaret L. Pfeiffer, MD1; Vivian T. Yin, MD1; Jeffrey Myers, MD, PhD2; Bita Esmaeli, MD1,2
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1Section of Ophthalmology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
2Department of Head and Neck Surgery, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston
JAMA Ophthalmol. 2013;131(8):1091-1092. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2013.321.
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Sebaceous carcinoma is a rare cancer with a predilection for the periocular region. The vast majority of cases of metastasis of sebaceous carcinoma are detected within 5 years after diagnosis and management of the primary tumor.1,2 Herein, we describe a case of regional nodal recurrence of sebaceous carcinoma of the caruncle 11 years after primary tumor resection.

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