Inverted follicular keratosis clinically mimicking malignant melanoma

H. G. Scheie, M. Yanoff, J. W. Sassani

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A 70-year-old man had a rapid growth of a pigmented eyelid lesion, previously stationary for at least 50 years. Because of the suspicion of malignant melanoma, the lesion which resembled a cutaneous horn was excised. Histologic examination demonstrated a benign epithelial tumor, inverted follicular keratosis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)949-952
Number of pages4
JournalAnnals of Ophthalmology
Issue number8
StatePublished - 1977

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ophthalmology


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