Eyelid other tumors
Actinic keratosis of eyelid

Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Minor changes: 29 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Actinic keratosis [title] of eyelid

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Eyelid: actinic keratosis of eyelid. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidactinickeratosis.html. Accessed May 28th, 2020.
Gross description
  • Thickened or raised red-brown lesions
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Acanthosis or hyperkeratosis with atypia of squamous cell layer but normal polarity and maturation
  • Basophilic degeneration of dermal collagen
Microscopic (histologic) images

AFIP images
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Irregular acanthosis with atypia and parakeratosis

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With early invasive squamous cell carcinoma

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