Eyelid angiokeratoma.

Authors:
Ramadan S Hussein
Ramadan S Hussein
College of Medicine
San Carlos City | Philippines
Dr Hala Kfoury
Dr Hala Kfoury
King Saud University
Associate Professor
Pathology
RIYADH | Saudi Arabia
Yasser H Al-Faky
Yasser H Al-Faky
Saudi Arabia

Middle East Afr J Ophthalmol 2014 Jul-Sep;21(3):287-8

Department of Ophthalmology, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Angiokeratoma is a rare, usually acquired muco-cutaneous wart-like vascular lesion that is frequently reported in the scrotum. Bleeding may occur if angiokeratoma is excoriated or traumatized. We report an exceedingly rare solitary eyelid angiokeratoma in an otherwise normal middle aged male. Our case represents the second case in the English peer reviewed literature since 1966, when the first case of eyelid angiokeratoma was reported.
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