The Ophthalmology Unit,  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Kuching, Sarawak.

The Ophthalmology Department, Sarawak General Hospital, Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia.




Photo by Professor Chua Chung Nen

This 63 year-old woman complained of a progressive swelling over the left upper eyelid. Examination revealed chalazion like lesion with loss of eyelashed. The appearance was typical of sebaceous carcinoma. However, the patient failed to return for follow-up after the initial biopsy which strongly supported the initial suspicion.


Left upper eyelid lesions resembling chalazion with loss of eyelashes.

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