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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10541/55814
Title:
Sequential treatment of giant basal cell carcinomas.
Authors:
Madan, Vishal; West, Chris A; Murphy, James V; Lear, John T
Abstract:
Treatment of giant basal cell carcinomas (GBCC) can pose several challenges. In such instances, use of routine and recommended treatments for sporadic, average size basal cell carcinomas (BCC) is suboptimal, impractical and often leads to treatment failure. Surgical excision of such large lesions results in marked intra and postoperative morbidity. While individually, photodynamic therapy, topical imiquimod and surgical excision are all established treatments for BCC, their combined use in the treatment of GBCC has not been explored. Three patients with histologically proven GBCC were sequentially treated with three cycles of metvix photodynamic therapy followed by a 6-week course of topical imiquimod. This led to a reduction in the size of these lesions which were subsequently excised.
Affiliation:
Central Manchester and Manchester Childrens' Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester, UK; The Dermatology Centre, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Salford, UK.
Citation:
Sequential treatment of giant basal cell carcinomas. 2008: 1-5 J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg
Journal:
Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
Issue Date:
19-Jun-2008
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10541/55814
DOI:
10.1016/j.bjps.2007.12.076
PubMed ID:
18572004
Type:
Article
Language:
null
Appears in Collections:
All Christie Publications ; Surgery

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dc.contributor.authorMadan, Vishal-
dc.contributor.authorWest, Chris A-
dc.contributor.authorMurphy, James V-
dc.contributor.authorLear, John T-
dc.date.accessioned2009-03-16T16:39:54Z-
dc.date.available2009-03-16T16:39:54Z-
dc.date.issued2008-06-19-
dc.identifier.citationSequential treatment of giant basal cell carcinomas. 2008: 1-5 J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surgen
dc.identifier.pmid18572004-
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.bjps.2007.12.076-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10541/55814-
dc.description.abstractTreatment of giant basal cell carcinomas (GBCC) can pose several challenges. In such instances, use of routine and recommended treatments for sporadic, average size basal cell carcinomas (BCC) is suboptimal, impractical and often leads to treatment failure. Surgical excision of such large lesions results in marked intra and postoperative morbidity. While individually, photodynamic therapy, topical imiquimod and surgical excision are all established treatments for BCC, their combined use in the treatment of GBCC has not been explored. Three patients with histologically proven GBCC were sequentially treated with three cycles of metvix photodynamic therapy followed by a 6-week course of topical imiquimod. This led to a reduction in the size of these lesions which were subsequently excised.en
dc.languageENG-
dc.language.isonullen
dc.subjectBasal Cell Carcinomaen
dc.subjectGiant Basal Cellen
dc.subjectCarcinomaen
dc.subjectImiquimoden
dc.subjectPhotodynamic Therapyen
dc.titleSequential treatment of giant basal cell carcinomas.-
dc.typeArticleen
dc.contributor.departmentCentral Manchester and Manchester Childrens' Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester, UK; The Dermatology Centre, Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust, Salford, UK.en
dc.identifier.journalJournal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgeryen

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