Mucinous eccrine carcinoma of the eyelid.

  title={Mucinous eccrine carcinoma of the eyelid.},
  author={Miryam Werner and Albert Hornblass and Judyth Sassoon and Wil Harrison},
  journal={Ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery},
  volume={12 1},
A 78-year-old woman with recurrent chalazia of the upper eyelid was found to have mucinous eccrine carcinoma. This rare pathologic entity, with low metastatic potential, nevertheless has a significant recurrence rate. This case underscores the importance of considering this tumor in recalcitrant eyelid lesions and highlights the pathology of this tumor. A… CONTINUE READING