Squamous papilloma of the eyelid is the most common benign
lesion. Clinically it appears pedunculated or sessile with finger-like
projection on its surface. Unlike conjunctival papilloma, most squamous
papilloma is not associated with viral infection.
A squamous papilloma in the lower lid margin.
Histologically, the following features are present:
epithelial acanthosis and
hyperkeratosis with folds that surround
a central fibrovascular core.
Squamous papilloma at
Squamous papilloma at higher magnification showing the
projection and the central fibrovascular cord.
How does squamous papilloma differ from viral papilloma?
(In viral papilloma, there is inflammatory hypertrophy of papillae with