Eyelid adnexal tumors
Trichilemmoma of eyelid

Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Minor changes: 28 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Trichilemmoma of eyelid

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Eyelid: trichilemmoma of eyelid. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidtrichilemmoma.html. Accessed May 28th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Originates from outer hair sheath
  • Benign
  • May involve eyelid or eyebrow
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Glycogen rich cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

AFIP images
Missing Image

Small nodule involving
hair follicle composed of
polyhedral clear cells

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