Table 1

Risk factors of early onset (age < 40 years) ocular sebaceous carcinoma

Number of Patients

Age Range in years

Race

(Number of patients)

Risk factors

References


11

8-30

C(4), U(7)

Bilat-Rb; RT

[16,20,40-46]


2

17, 28

U(2)

Unilat-Rb; RT

[47]


1

32

A(1)

Unilat-Rb

[48]


2

27, 37

U(2)

RT

[29,49]


1

31

U(1)

Muir-Torre Syn.

[12]


2

34, 36

U(2)

HIV

[17]


1

33

C(1)

Steroid*

[5]


1

20

A(1)

None

[50]


5

15-36

C(3), A(1), U(1)

U

[51,52]


1

32

C

UV, Cosmetologist

Present case


A, Asian; C, Caucasian; CT, chemotherapy; HIV, human immunodeficiency virus; Rb, retinoblastoma; RT, radiotherapy; U, unknown; *Steroid for idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura.

Sung et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:81   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-81

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