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Eccrine poromatosis: case report and review of the literature.
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PMID:  23968240     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Eccrine poroma (EP) is a benign tumor of the eccrine duct. Multiple EPs are defined as eccrine poromatosis (EPS), an uncommon phenomenon. To date there are only eight reported cases of EPS. This review exemplifies the epidemiology, pathogenesis, differential diagnosis, and histology of EP, while reviewing the eight cases of EPS. Six of the eight cases of EPS had a history of immunosuppression from either radiation or chemotherapy. This paper will also emphasize the importance of excision to avoid possible malignancy. Here we present a 73-year-old gentleman with EPS who was also treated with radiation and chemotherapy prior to the onset of the lesions.
Authors:
Scott Deckelbaum; Khasha Touloei; Paul K Shitabata; David J Sire; David Horowitz
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-8-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of dermatology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1365-4632     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2013 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-8-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0243704     Medline TA:  Int J Dermatol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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© 2013 The International Society of Dermatology.
Affiliation:
Western University - Pacific Hospital, Long Beach, CA, USA.
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