Hydrocystoma is produced by the cystic proliferation of secretary apocrine or eccrine glands and is a usually solitary, dome-shaped translucent nodule that typically shows a bluish-gray color. Hydrocystomas occur on the eyelids. They typically are the same color as eyelid skin, rounded and soft to the touch. Cysts are entirely benign and seldom recur after removal. Cysts may annoy patients; however, symptoms usually are mild or absent. A hidrocystoma is produced by the cystic proliferation of apocrine secretory glands. It is not uncommon, occurring in adult life in no particular age group, with males and females equally affected. The most common site is around the eye.
Hydrocystoma is mostly occurs in the eyelids and its color is same as color of eyelid and usually it is solitary, dome-shaped translucent nodule that typically shows a bluish-gray color. Cystic lesion of the either apocrine or eccrine sweat glands. Hidrocystomas are cured by surgical removal. Excision or biopsy is typically performed if growth is documented, basal cell or other eyelid cancer is suspected and for cosmetic reasons. During removal try and keep the tumor intact. Removing all the ectopic epithelium will help keep it from recurring. The best treatment of hydrocystoma is surgical removal. Excision or biopsy is typically performed if growth is predictable.