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Table 1 Classification of lesions of the caruncle

From: Histopathological study of lesions of the caruncle: a 15-year single center review

Histopathological diagnosis n % mean age (y) age range (y) male female
      n % n %
Epithelial Tumors         
Epidermoid cyst/epithelial inclusion cyst 3 7.14% 46,66 34-68 1 33.33% 2 33.33%
Squamous cell papilloma 3 7.14% 38 30-52 1 33.33% 2 66.66%
Oncocytoma 3 7.14% 59.66 52-67 1 33.33% 2 66.66%
Eccrine cyst 2 4.76% 53.50 32-70   - 2 100%
Sebaceous adenoma 1 2.38% 51 -   - 1 100%
Conjunctival cyst 1 2.38% 84 -   - 1 100%
Intraepithelial dysplasia 1 2.38% 48 -   - 1 100%
Papilloma 1 2.38% 30 -   - 1 100%
Basal cell carcinoma 1 2.38% 58 -     
Inflammatory Lesions         
Chronic inflammation 12 29.28% 67.50 50-72 8 66.66% 4 33.33%
Inflammation and epithelial hyperplasia 1 2.38% 66 -   - 1 100%
Granulomatous inflammation 1 2.38% 76 -   - 1 100%
Melanocytic Lesions         
Subepithelial nevus 3 7.14% 63.33 50-78 1 33.33% 2 66.66%
Compound nevus 6 14.64% 43.16 20-85 2 33.33% 4 66.66%
Primary acquired melanosis with mild atypia 1 2.38% 38 -   - 1 100%
Lymphoid Tumors         
Lymphoid hyperplasia 1 2.38% 78 -   - 1 100%
Low-grade B cell lymphoma 1 2.38% 34 -   - 1 100%