Ophthalmology – MCQ 16 – Malignancy in a recurrent chalazion

A recurrent chalazion should be subjected to histopathologic evaluation to exclude the possibility of:
a) Squamous cell carcinoma
b) Sebaceous cell carcinoma
c) Malignant melanoma
d) Basal cell carcinoma

Correct answer : b) Sebaceous cell carcinoma

Sebaceous cell carcinoma is a neoplasm of the eyelid with high malignant potential. It arises from Sebaceous glands of caruncle, meibominan glands and the glands of Zeis.

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