Primary signet ring cell carcinoma of the eyelid: report of a case demonstrating further analogy to lobular carcinoma of the breast with a literature review.

@article{Langel2001PrimarySR,
  title={Primary signet ring cell carcinoma of the eyelid: report of a case demonstrating further analogy to lobular carcinoma of the breast with a literature review.},
  author={Desiree J. Langel and R. Patrick Yeatts and W. Lawrence White},
  journal={The American Journal of dermatopathology},
  year={2001},
  volume={23 5},
  pages={
          444-9
        }
}
Primary signet ring cell carcinoma of the eyelid is a rare neoplasm with less than ten cases described. This report details another case, which shows further parallels to lobular carcinoma of the breast, and reviews the literature on this subject. A 73-year-old white female presented with diffuse induration of her left eyelids. Histopathology revealed a delicate infiltrate of epithelial cells scattered throughout the lid stroma in a non-destructive pattern. The cells were relatively… CONTINUE READING
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