Apocrine hidrocystoma of the orbit

Alejandra A Valenzuela, J Godfrey Heathcote


Apocrine hidrocystomas are benign cysts of sweat duct origin, originating mainly from the apocrine secretory glands of Moll. They are typically encountered in the head and neck, particularly around the inner canthus of the eyelid. An intraorbital location of this lesion is extremely rare but should be considered in the differential diagnosis of a painless cystic lesion in the ocular adnexa at any age.


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