Eye
Eyelid inflammatory disorders
Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma with paraproteinemia of eyelid

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

Revised: 3 May 2018, last major update February 2014

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Cite this page: Pernick, N. Eyelid: necrobiotic xanthogranuloma with paraproteinemia of eyelid. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyenecrobiotic.html. Accessed December 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Multiple nodules or plaques in periorbital areas and elsewhere in body
  • Patients always have IgG paraprotein dysproteinemia
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Granulomas with collagen necrobiosis, foamy macrophages, Touton giant cells