Cite this page: Pernick N. Eyelid: sebaceous gland adenoma of eyelid. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidsebaceousglandadeno.html. Accessed June 1st, 2020.
Definition / general
- Also called sebaceous cell adenoma
- Arise from cutaneous sebaceous glands, glands of Zeis (surrounding eyelashes at lid margin) or meibomian glands (in tarsus) or sebaceous glands of caruncle
- Rarely biopsied, may be curetted as likely chalazion with disposal of tissue
- Recurrent tumors should be examined histologically to rule out malignancy