Acta Scientific Ophthalmology (ISSN: 2582-3191)

Case Report Volume 4 Issue 10

Eyelid Reconstruction Using Nasal Septal Chondromucosal Graft in Eyelid Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma Revisited

Rajan Sharma1*, Mahesh A2, Rani Sujatha3, KS Nagaraja4, Abid Maqbool1 and Yash Oza1

1Ex-Junior Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Medical College and Hospital, K.G Halli, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
2Associate Professor, Department of Plastic surgery, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Medical College and Hospital, K.G Halli, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
3Professor and HOD, Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Medical College and Hospital, K.G Halli, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
4Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Medical College and Hospital, K.G Halli, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

*Corresponding Author: Rajan Sharma, Ex-Junior Resident, Department of Ophthalmology, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Medical College and Hospital, K.G Halli, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.

Received: May 23, 2021; Published: September 23, 2021


  Sebaceous gland carcinoma (SGC) of the eyelids is a rare malignancy. Most cases require excision followed by eyelid reconstruction. Reconstruction of the eyelids after tumor removal remains one of the most challenging tasks. We report a case who developed tumor from the Meibomian glands of the upper eyelid. Excision of the tumor was done and reconstruction was done using a chondromucosal septal graft. The graft was procured and sutured in the place of excised tarsal plate on the upper eyelid. Anterior lamella of the eyelid was intact. We did not encounter flap necrosis, dehiscence, infection, ectropion, recurrence or irregular eyelid margins. Various techniques of eyelid reconstruction, their advantages and disadvantages have been reviewed.

Keywords: Eyelid; Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma; Meibomian Glands; Chondromucosal Septal Graft


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Citation: Rajan Sharma., et al. “Eyelid Reconstruction Using Nasal Septal Chondromucosal Graft in Eyelid Sebaceous Gland Carcinoma Revisited". Acta Scientific Ophthalmology 4.10 (2021): 21-25.


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