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Image Number 343 (Eccrine Hidrocystoma)


Diagnosis: Eccrine Hidrocystoma

Site: Eyelids

Sex: F

Age: 62

Type: Clinical

Description: Small bluish papule on conjunctival surface

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: An Eccrine hidrocystoma is a benign tumour of sweat gland origin.They may be translucent but can have a definite bluish black colour.This one was unusual because of its site.It was excised with a 2mm punch because I was not certain what it was and considered a blue nevus.Some patients may present with multiple lesions.

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