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Hidradenoma papilliferum with mixed histopathologic features of syringocystadenoma papilliferum and anogenital mammary-like glands: report of a case and review of the literature.
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PMID:  22262361     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hidradenoma papilliferum of the anogenital region was previously believed to originate from apocrine glands but has recently been accepted as originating from anogenital mammary-like glands. We describe a case of hidradenoma papilliferum with mixed features of syringocystadenoma papilliferum and mammary-like glands from the left labia majora of a 25-year-old woman. Histopathologically, the lesion showed an epithelial lining with apocrine secretion, and like syringocystadenoma papilliferum, the lesion extended from the epithelium as invaginations into the dermis. Adjacent to this lesion were ductal and glandular structures resembling normal mammary tissue. This review of the literature highlights the heterogeneity and complexity of lesions arising from anogenital mammary-like glands, and this case serves as further documentation of the association between anogenital mammary-like glands and hidradenoma papilliferum.
Authors:
Ashley Parks; K Drake Branch; John Metcalf; Paul Underwood; Jennifer Young
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American Journal of dermatopathology     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1533-0311     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Dermatopathol     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7911005     Medline TA:  Am J Dermatopathol     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  104-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
From the *College of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC; †Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Dermatopathology Section, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC; and ‡Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.
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