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Actinic keratosis-eyelid

Topic Completed: 1 February 2014

Minor changes: 18 December 2020

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PubMed Search: Actinic keratosis [title] of eyelid

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Actinic keratosis-eyelid. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidactinickeratosis.html. Accessed December 6th, 2021.
Gross description
  • Thickened or raised red-brown lesions
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Acanthosis or hyperkeratosis with atypia of squamous cell layer but normal polarity and maturation
  • Basophilic degeneration of dermal collagen
Microscopic (histologic) images

AFIP images
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Irregular acanthosis with atypia and parakeratosis

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With early invasive squamous cell carcinoma

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