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PubMed Search: Trichilemmoma of eyelid

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. Trichilemmoma. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/eyeeyelidtrichilemmoma.html. Accessed December 6th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • Originates from outer hair sheath
  • Benign
  • May involve eyelid or eyebrow
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Glycogen rich cells
Microscopic (histologic) images

AFIP images
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Small nodule involving
hair follicle composed of
polyhedral clear cells

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