Eyelid adnexal tumors
Trichilemmoma of eyelid

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

Revised: 4 May 2018, last major update February 2014

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PubMed Search: Trichilemmoma of eyelid

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Cite this page: Pernick, N. Eyelid: trichilemmoma of eyelid. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidtrichilemmoma.html. Accessed January 23rd, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Originates from outer hair sheath
  • Benign
  • May involve eyelid or eyebrow
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Glycogen rich cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

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Small nodule involving
hair follicle composed of
polyhedral clear cells