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Nodular Fasciitis of Lower Eyelid Case Report

Journal: University Journal of Surgery and Surgical Specialities (Vol.2, No. 5)

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Page : 27-30

Keywords : Nodular fasciitis; subcutaneous pseudosarcomatous fibromatosis; eyelid swelling;

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Nodular fasciitis is benign proliferative spindle cell lesion which presents as a painless rapidly growing mass. A rare presentation of swelling in the lower eyelid is described. Patient came with a painless swelling over the left lower eyelid since one month which was increasing in size progressively. Excision biopsy was done under general anesthesia with primary closure. Based on history, clinical picture and histo-pathological examination, the lesion was diagnosed as Nodular Fasciitis. Though not so frequent, nodular fasciitis should be considered in the differential diagnosis of lower eyelid swellings

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