Pediatric Milia Workup

Updated: Apr 05, 2018
  • Author: Nicholas V Nguyen, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Workup

Laboratory Studies

Milia are easily diagnosed on clinical findings alone. Histologic examination reveals small cysts lined by stratified squamous epithelium and central keratinous material. [13] Persistent and widely distributed milia may warrant investigation for an underlying genodermatosis, particularly when other anomalies are present.