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Eyelid inflammatory disorders
Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma with paraproteinemia of eyelid


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Revised: 28 March 2019

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PubMed Search: Necrobiotic xanthogranuloma with paraproteinemia of eyelid

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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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 August 22nd, 2019.
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
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