Home | Recent Submissions | Search | Diagnosis | Quiz | Submit an Image | Index | Blog |About GSA
<< Back to Diagnosis Page  
Image Number 283 (Syringoma)


Diagnosis: Syringoma

Site: Eyelids

Sex: F

Age: 54

Type: Clinical and Histology

Description: Small skin coloured papules on the lower eyelid

Submitted by: Ian McColl

View Full Size

Differential Diagnosis


Syringomas are benign sweat duct tumours that characteristically occur on these eyelid areas.They vary in size being more prominent in summer when people sweat more.

The histology may be mistaken for a sclerosing basal cell skin cancer but not in the typical form shown above.

Search DermNetNZ   eMedicine   PubMed   Dermatology Online   Archives   JAAD for "Syringoma"

buy accutane
Home  |  Recent Submissions  |  Search  | Diagnosis  |  Quiz  |  Submit an Image  |  Index  |  About GSA

Copyright © 2005 Global Skin Atlas