This 70 year old woman presents with multiple whitish lesions around her eyes of 5 years duration. The features are typical of syringoma. These are benign eccrine gland tumours. There are made up of small papules ranging from 1 to 3 mm in diameter and are firm to palpation. They remain indefinitely and treatment is often difficult because of its number. Excision of the larger lesions may improve the patient's cosmetic appearance.

Syringoma presenting as multiple white papules around the eyes.

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