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June 1972

Melanoacanthoma of the Eyelid

Author Affiliations


From the Department of Dermatology, Philadelphia General Hospital, and the Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia. Dr. Spott is a postdoctoral trainee supported by Public Health Service research grant TI-AM 05261.

Arch Dermatol. 1972;105(6):898-899. doi:10.1001/archderm.1972.01620090068015

A patient had a pigmented tumor of the right upper eyelid. The diagnosis of melanoacanthoma was made based upon the histopathologic findings. Keratinocytes as well as large, dendritic melanocytes were found throughout the epithelial lesion.