Sebaceous carcinoma can arise in the meibomian glands of the eyelids and in the sebaceous glands of the eyelashes.1 Origination from the conjunctival epithelium is controversial in contrast to the sebaceous glands.2 We describe a de novo palpebral sebaceous carcinoma that did not display involvement of the tarsal meibomian glands.
Jakobiec FA, Stagner AM, Nowak MA, Rubin PAD. Presumed Primary Papillary Sebaceous Carcinoma of the Palpebral Conjunctiva. JAMA Ophthalmol. 2015;133(5):612–614. doi:10.1001/jamaophthalmol.2014.5870
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