Priyavadhana. G. M, Boopathy. S, Saravana kumar. S, Tirou aroul. T, Gopalakrishnan. S, Robinson Smile. S


Although tumors of the face are considered to be easily recognizable, neglected cases are still encountered even in 21stcentury. The reasons for the delay in reporting to a surgeon are, old age, a low social economical status, becoming used to aslow growing tumor, fear of diagnosis and treatment. When reported, the treatment of such advanced tumors is usually challenging. The management of such cases demands multidisciplinary approach and teamwork. Basal Cell Carcinoma (BCC) is the most common skin cancer of the face in the elderly and is often neglected by the patient. A 72-year-old female presented to the department of General Surgery Mahatma Gandhi Medical College and Research Institute with a Giant BCC on the right side of the face with involvement of right eye. She underwent wide local excision and reconstruction.


Giant neglected basal cell carcinoma.

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