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CASE REPORT
Year : 2019  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 167-169

A rare pigmented lesion of the eyelid


1 Department of Ophthalmic Pathology Laboratory, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
2 Ophthalmic Plastic Surgery Services, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
3 Department of Pathology, Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences, Ranchi, Jharkhand, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr Dilip Kumar Mishra
Department of Ophthalmic Pathology Laboratory, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Road No. 02, Banjara Hills, KAR Campus, Hyderabad - 500 034, Telangana
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijt.ijt_51_19

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This study aims to report a rare case of melanoacanthoma of the eyelid. Melanoacanthoma is very rare variant of seborrheic keratosis presenting as a rare benign pigmented lesion composed of both melanocytes and keratinocytes usually presenting over the head, neck, and trunk of elderly people. A 61-year-old female presented with 8 mm × 4 mm × 3 mm brownish black mass in her right lower lid for the past 4 years associated with itching. Clinical differential diagnosis of seborrheic keratosis and nevus was offered. The patient underwent shave biopsy, and biopsy tissue was sent for histopathological examination. A diagnosis of melanoacanthoma was made on histopathology. Melanoacanthoma of the eyelid is a rare entity, and one should consider in differential diagnosis of pigmented lesion of the eyelid mass.


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