Search Results for: folliculo-apocrine cystic hamartoma

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Sclerotic Fibroma?

…y recognized tumor [sclerotic fibroma] is still unclear. The occurrence of these lesions in Cowden’s disease (multiple hamartoma syndrome) may suggest that this tumor represents a hamartoma of fibrous tissue.” Nogita T, Akiyuoshi E,…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Syringocystadenoma papilliferum vs. Hidradenoma papilliferum

Mammary Paget’s disease is an apocrine carcinoma that begins in mammary glands and extends along lactiferous ducts to the epidermis where it is seen clinically as a scaly, crusted, or eroded plaque on the nipple or areola of women mostly, and…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Mammary and Extramammary Paget’s Disease?

…of origin.” “The etiology [of Extramammary Paget’s disease] is unknown but the site of origin is probably apocrine gland. Very rarely there have been reports of this tumor developing in skin devoid of apocrine glands (ectopic…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

Discussions

…h findings likely are eccrine in nature. But, in the ultimate analysis, it simply may be impossible to determine if a particular poroid hidradenoma is eccrine or apocrine. In contrast, all pale-cell/clear-cell hidradenomas are apocrine. Search…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Breast a Sweat Gland?

…rine ducts, but the breast per se is not an apocrine gland, modified or otherwise. No one refers to the axilla as a modified apocrine gland. Apocrine glands at that site and those in the external auditory canal (“ceruminous glands”)…

Differential Diagnosis in Dermatopathology

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…ed “apocrine mixed tumors” because differentiation sometimes is apocrine entirely, they actually are infundibulo-apocrinefolliculo-sebaceous mixed tumors. In contrast, mixed tumors with eccrine differentiation have a rather monomorphic…

Histologic Diagnosis of Inflammatory Skin Diseases

Applicable Terms

…roplasia, but that infiltrate being unaffiliated with cells of any other fundamental pathologic process, such as neoplastic, hamartomatous, cystic, etc. INFILTRATE [L. in– (in) + filtrum (filter through which a fluid is poured)]: Elements…

Resolving Quandaries in Dermatology, Pathology & Dermatopathology

Epidermal Cyst and Epidermoid Cyst?

…the cyst is just like that of a normal apocrine gland, marked as it is by notable “decapitation secretion.” The cystic component of the hamartoma known as steatocystoma is lined by epithelium just like that of a sebaceous duct, namely,…

Extraocular sebaceous carcinoma: a series of three cases with varied presentation

Extraocular sebaceous carcinoma: a series of three cases with varied presentation

…quamoid, organoid, pseudo-neuroendocrine, etc [3,4]. This diversity may be explained by the common embryologic origin of the folliculo-sebaceous-apocrine unit being recapitulated in their neoplasms, as well. These tumours are known to be great…