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4376 basal and squamous cell carcinomas were dealt with over a period of 100 months. 76.6% of these were basal cell carcinomas. Perineural spread was noted in 0.178% of basal cell lesions and in all examples was found in recurrent tumours, which were predominantly in the preauricular and malar areas in this series.
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Accepted: September 25, 1992
Received: April 21, 1992
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