Tumours of the Moll's glands

Chuo Ni, Michael Wagoner, Shalom Kieval, Daniel M. Albert

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Four cases of tumours arising from Moll's glands, two benign mixed tumours of the skin (chondroid syringomas) and two adenocarcinomas, are reported. Three of the patients were over 40 years old. Contrary to the common assumption that malignant Moll's gland tumours are of low-grade malignancy, the two adenocarcinomas described here were highly malignant. Despite vigorous treatment, including orbital exenteration and lymph node resection, one was rapidly fatal and the other recurred with extensive involvement of the paranasal sinuses.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)502-506
Number of pages5
JournalBritish Journal of Ophthalmology
Issue number7
StatePublished - 1984
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ophthalmology
  • Sensory Systems
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience


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