Sebaceous carcinoma

Topic Completed: 1 September 2013

Minor changes: 10 October 2019

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PubMed Search: Sebaceous carcinoma conjunctiva

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Conjunctiva: sebaceous carcinoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeconjsebaceouscarcinoma.html. Accessed May 28th, 2020.
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Diffusely inflamed conjunctiva

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Large anaplastic cells with finely vacuolated cytoplasm
  • Open vesicular nuclei and prominent nucleoli
  • Tumor spreads via infiltrating lobules, nests, and cords, as well as pagetoid patterns within epithelium
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Malignant cells infiltrate
conjunctiva and exhibit
mitotic activity

Positive stains
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