Table 2 Benign eyelid lesions clinically misdiagnosed as chalazion

From: Accuracy of the clinical diagnosis of chalazion

Histopathological diagnosis Number of cases %
Different types of chronic inflammation 24 2.2
Seborrheic keratosis 4 0.4
Epithelial inclusion cyst 4 0.4
Pyogenic granuloma 4 0.4
Papilloma 3 0.3
Sebaceous gland hyperplasia 3 0.3
Intradermal nevus 3 0.3
Inflammatory granulomatous foreign body reaction 3 0.3
Necrotizing granuloma 1 0.1
Dermatofibroma 1 0.1
Hydrocystoma 1 0.1
Total 51 4.8