Lung tumor
Other carcinoma
Sebaceous carcinoma

Author: Deepali Jain, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 27 December 2016, last major update September 2012

Copyright: (c) 2003-2016,, Inc.

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Cite this page: Sebaceous carcinoma. website. Accessed December 13th, 2018.
Definition / general
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Sebaceous differentiation with lobulated and infolded architecture, light and dark zones composed of basaloid cells with sharp cytoplasmic borders, vesicular nuclei and cytoplasm varying from scant to abundant with small vesicles
Positive stains
  • Oil red O (lipid)
Negative stains
  • PAS-diastase, mucicarmine
Differential diagnosis