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  • Clinical features:
    • Symptoms: asymptomatic
    • Signs:
      • Cystic lesion of the either apocrine or eccrine sweat glands
      • Usually presents as a solitary and translucent cyctic nodule containing serous or milky secretions
  • Apocrine hidrocystoma originate from the blocked excresion of the glands of moll, may occasionally encountered as multiple lesions and usually found on the lid margin.
  • Eccrine hidrocystoma are regarded as less common ductal retension cysts that are not confined to the lid margin.

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