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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 48, n° 2S
pages 33-34 (février 2003)
Doi : 10.1067/mjd.2003.124
Perforating follicular hybrid cyst of the tarsus

Ramin Monshizadeh, MDa, Lisa Cohen, MDb, Peter A.D. Rubin, MDd
Gainesville, Florida, and Boston, Massachusetts 
From the Department of Ophthalmology, University of Florida College of Medicinea; Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicineb; Division of Dermatology, University of Florida College of Medicinec; and Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School.d 


Follicular hybrid cysts are cutaneous tumors that arise from different portions of the hair follicle. We describe a follicular hybrid cyst of the tarsus that contained features of pilomatricoma and steatocystoma and perforated the palpebral conjunctiva. The unusual location and histopathologic features are discussed. (J Am Acad Dermatol 2003;48:S33-4.)

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