Table 1

Classification of lesions of the caruncle

Histopathological diagnosis

n

%

mean age (y)

age range (y)

male

female

n

%

n

%


Epithelial Tumors

Epidermoid cyst/epithelial inclusion cyst

3

7.14%

46,66

34-68

1

33.33%

2

33.33%

Squamous cell papilloma

3

7.14%

38

30-52

1

33.33%

2

66.66%

Oncocytoma

3

7.14%

59.66

52-67

1

33.33%

2

66.66%

Eccrine cyst

2

4.76%

53.50

32-70

-

2

100%

Sebaceous adenoma

1

2.38%

51

-

-

1

100%

Conjunctival cyst

1

2.38%

84

-

-

1

100%

Intraepithelial dysplasia

1

2.38%

48

-

-

1

100%

Papilloma

1

2.38%

30

-

-

1

100%

Basal cell carcinoma

1

2.38%

58

-

Inflammatory Lesions

Chronic inflammation

12

29.28%

67.50

50-72

8

66.66%

4

33.33%

Inflammation and epithelial hyperplasia

1

2.38%

66

-

-

1

100%

Granulomatous inflammation

1

2.38%

76

-

-

1

100%

Melanocytic Lesions

Subepithelial nevus

3

7.14%

63.33

50-78

1

33.33%

2

66.66%

Compound nevus

6

14.64%

43.16

20-85

2

33.33%

4

66.66%

Primary acquired melanosis with mild atypia

1

2.38%

38

-

-

1

100%

Lymphoid Tumors

Lymphoid hyperplasia

1

2.38%

78

-

-

1

100%


Low-grade B cell lymphoma

1

2.38%

34

-

-

1

100%


Solari et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2009 4:29   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-4-29

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