Adnexal tumors

Trichilemmal cell tumor

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PubMed Search: Trichilemmal cell tumor of eyelid

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Trichilemmal cell tumor. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidtrichilemmal.html. Accessed December 4th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • Also called pilar cyst
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Cyst composed of dense keratin without a granular cell layer
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