Biopsy Incisional With Trepan in Periocular Lesions
This trial is active, not recruiting.
|Sponsor||University of Sao Paulo|
|Start date||December 2008|
|End date||October 2009|
|Trial size||40 participants|
|Trial identifier||NCT00865813, 1143/07|
The purpose of this study was to identify accuracy rates of 2mm punch biopsy technique in diagnosing periocular malignancy.
|Intervention model||single group assignment|
accuracy, positive predictive value, negative predictive value, sensitivity, specificity
time frame: In each case, the histology obtained at biopsy was compared with that identified at the time of tumor excision.
Male or female participants of any age.
Inclusion Criteria: - All lesions were initially examined at the slitlamp, after which lesions with malignant characteristics such as texture, size or color alterations asociated with ulceration, prominent borders or elevated contours, irregular borders, telangiectasias or loss of eyelashes were included. Exclusion Criteria: - Lesions with not malignant characteristics
|Official title||Biopsy Incisional With Trepan in Periocular Lesions|
|Principal investigator||Rachel C Carneiro|
|Description||In each case, the histology obtained at biopsy was compared with that identified at the time of tumor excision.|
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