Cite this page: Pernick N. Sebaceous gland adenoma-eyelid. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidsebaceousglandadeno.html. Accessed January 22nd, 2021.
Definition / general
- Also called sebaceous cell adenoma
- Arise from cutaneous sebaceous glands, glands of Zeis (surrounding eyelashes at lid margin) or meibomian glands (in tarsus) or sebaceous glands of caruncle
- Rarely biopsied, may be curetted as likely chalazion with disposal of tissue
- Recurrent tumors should be examined histologically to rule out malignancy