Retrospective study of facial lesions and their histopathological correlation
Keywords:Facial lesion, Histopathology, Benign and malignant
Background: Lesions on the face are very common either as a part of the other diseases or disease itself. Different kinds of diseases like infectious, benign neoplastic diseases, malignant tumors, metastatic tumor manifest with different morphology of lesions. So, a brief idea about the clinical history, age, sex and various sites, morphology of lesions is very important.
Methods: In the present study, from January 2019 to December 2019, total 100 pateints of facial lesions were taken for study from department of dermatology Seth G. S. medical college and KEM hospital, Mumbai. All lesions were studied with respect to clinical history, examination, morphology, location of lesion, biopsy for HE stains.
Results: Total of 100 patients who were subjected to the investigation; 57 men and 43 women. There were 13 children and 87 adults in all. The most frequent site was the forehead, and the least common was the angle of the mouth. The most common lesion morphology was plaque whereas the least common lesions were (ulcers, erosion, and cyst). The majority of the lesions were asymptomatic. Benign and premalignant lesions were the most prevalent on the face (30%), and acute inflammatory disorder (2%) least common
Conclusions: Facial lesions are well diagnosed clinically and better correlated on histopathological examination. Facial lesions were common in adults than in children, most often they are asymptomatic which requires prompt diagnosis and treatment.
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