Thursday, April 30, 2009

Bumps Around Eyes



Patients often have skin lesions that worry them. These bumps around the eye are non tender but of concern to patients. What is the diagnosis?
1. Sebaceous hyperplasia
2. Milia
3. Syringomas
4. Seborrheic keratosis
5. Warts

Make your best guess and the answer will be posted tomorrow.

16 comments:

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Dr. Know said...

I think it is #1 sebaceous hyperplasia.

dmhales said...

I remember when you diagnosed me with this problem: milia. I had them removed and they have not returned!

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Kellie said...

I think it is 1. Sebaceous hyperplasia

Anonymous said...

Keratosis I don't know. but I have chronic dry skin rough on my hand. I'm right handed it's on my right hand. Ecxema? can I email you a picture so you can tell me what it is. I'm embarrassed to shake hands with people.

tracy said...

# 1....before i saw the Doctor's answer :)

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andre said...

like the doctor said, its because sebaceous hyperplasia
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Anonymous said...

The 3rd year med student says SYRINGOMA!
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McKell said...

What were the bumps?? I have the same bumps, and I'm wondering about treatment for them. Any info you could give would be very helpful!! Thanks so much.

Kamagra said...

many people think in this as a old age signal, but not all the time is that, something is caused by some injury, or inclusive for a bad feeding habit.

Anonymous said...

i think its no.3.
i really wanted to know what it is coz i have that bumps around my eyes and its ugly to look at.

Anonymous said...

i think its no.3.
i really wanted to know what it is coz i have that bumps around my eyes and its ugly to look at.

Anonymous said...

I have the same thing. Dermatologist did a biopsy (cut it out) and it was Trichoepithelioma. At first she thought it was Syringoma. I've googled Trichoepithelioma and all the pics they have are scary looking! I've had it for over 10 years now and they did get a little worse but not like the pics I see online! I have tried Wart & Mole remover, which did work but takes long to heal and can scar if u don't do it right. I also had a test-spot done (laser) and it worked but it's $550 per treatment and could require multiple treatments and even then may still come back (they say). Now I am trying lemon juice which is actually lessening the appearance of it, I'm not sure if its helping the scarred areas or just lightening the darkness so the bumps are less visible but it is helping a little.

Anonymous said...

I got jump two weeks ago and I had a deep cut around my eyebrow left side didn't went to the doctor couldn't aford it I've been using neosporin and the cut is healing and I feel like i have a bump around the cut an a lil loose skin is that normal or because it's not healing propertly

Anonymous said...

I got jump two weeks ago and I had a deep cut around my eyebrow left side didn't went to the doctor couldn't aford it I've been using neosporin and the cut is healing and I feel like i have a bump around the cut an a lil loose skin is that normal or because it's not healing propertly