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Image Number 283 (Syringoma)

 
Morphology:
Papules

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

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Differential Diagnosis

History:

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.



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