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Imaging Features of Eyelid Pilomatraixoma

DOI: 10.4236/act.2014.32003, PP. 15-17

Keywords: Pilomatrixoma, Calcifying Epithelioma, Computed Tomography, Ultrasound

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Pilomatrixoma is an uncommon benign tumor of matrix cells of hair follicles that rarely involves eyelids. Here we present a case of 4-year-old girl who was brought to hospital with swelling in the left upper eyelid which increased gradually in 1 year. Computed tomography revealed calcified soft tissue mass. The mass was excised successfully and sent for histopathological examination that showed encapsulated tumor composed of eosinophilic ghost cells and basophilic cells suggestive of pilomatrixoma.


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