Eye
Eyelid adnexal tumors
Adenocarcinoma of eyelid

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 4 May 2018, last major update February 2014

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PubMed Search: Adenocarcinoma [title] of eyelid

Table of Contents
Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick, N. Eyelid: adenocarcinoma of eyelid. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidadenocarcinoma.html. Accessed October 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Malignant sweat gland tumor, often mucinous
  • Similar to adenocystic carcinoma of skin at other sites
  • Local recurrences are common, rarely distant metastases