Striated muscle hamartoma of the eyelid in an adult woman.


Journal Article

A 57-year-old woman presented with a recurrent lower eyelid growth that was found to be a striated muscle hamartoma on surgical biopsy. This is a rare entity in adults with no history of congenital abnormality. Several other rare, benign lesions may be clinically similar and should be considered in the differential diagnosis of an eyelid lesion containing striated muscle.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Harris, MA; Dutton, JJ; Proia, AD

Published Date

  • November 2008

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 24 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 492 - 494

PubMed ID

  • 19033854

Pubmed Central ID

  • 19033854

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1537-2677

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/IOP.0b013e31818b7004


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States