Eye
Eyelid miscellaneous
Tumor features to report


Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Revised: 29 March 2019

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Pernick N. Eyelid: tumor features to report. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidfeatures.html. Accessed May 27th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Precise anatomic location - upper or lower eyelid, medial or lateral canthus
  • Histologic type and differentiation
  • Tumor size(s) and gland of origin (Meibomian vs. Zeis)
  • Presence of infiltrative growth pattern
  • Presence of pagetoid spread
  • Involvement (noninvolvement) of other tissues present
  • Margins (minimum clearance); includes conjunctival margins and resection margin of optic nerve if specimen includes the globe
  • Angiolymphatic invasion
  • Perineural invasion
  • Presence of ulceration
  • For melanomas, indicate thickness and mitotic activity

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