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Congenital sebaceous trichofolliculoma (CSTF) of the upper eyelid

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First Author: H.Al Ghadeer SAUDI ARABIA

Co Author(s):    D. Edward                    

Abstract Details

Purpose:

To report a unique case of congenital Sebaceous Trichofolliculoma of the upper eyelid and describe its histopathological features.

Setting:

King Khaled Eye Specialist Hospital

Methods:

A 6-year-old boy presented with a protruding hair emerging from a temporally located nodule on his left upper eyelid 5mm above the eyelid margin since birth. The lesion was excised. The histopathological features were evaluated and the literature reviewed.

Results:

The histopathological findings of the excised lesion showed hair follicles derived from primary hair follicle filled with keratin lamellae and hair. Consistent with STF.

Conclusions:

Congenital Sebaceous Trichofolliculoma (CSTF) is a recognized hamartomatous skin lesion , clinically indistinct with well-defined histopathological features. Awareness of this rare lesion is important to reach the correct clinical and histological diagnosis.

Financial Disclosure:

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