Divided Eyelid Nevus: A Lid-Sparing, Staged Surgical Approach – Corrected Proof

Purpose: To describe a method for staged partial resection of congenital divided eyelid nevus. The rationale, technique, and outcomes for this approach are described.Design: Retrospective chart review of a case series.Methods: Clinical records of 12 patients with divided eyelid nevus were reviewed with attention to presenting features, surgical management, histopathology, and follow-up course. Surgical approach involved the use of bipolar and thermal cautery to ablate the eyelid margin component, skin excision for cutaneous lesions, and then repair with advancement flaps or skin grafting.Results: Eight patients with divided nevus were treated with a staged surgical approach: 5 primarily and 3 as (Read more...)

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