Eyelid miscellaneous
Tumor features to report

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

Revised: 30 November 2018, last major update February 2014

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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 December 18th, 2018.
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