Eyelid adnexal tumors
Trichilemmal cell tumor of eyelid

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

Revised: 4 May 2018, last major update February 2014

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Cite this page: Pernick, N. Eyelid: trichilemmal cell tumor of eyelid. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidtrichilemmal.html. Accessed January 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Also called pilar cyst
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Cyst composed of dense keratin without a granular cell layer