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MRI of a microcystic adnexal carcinoma of the skin mimicking a fibrous tumour: case report and literature review.
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PMID:  21606063     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Microcystic adnexal carcinoma of the skin is a very rare malignant tumour arising from the sweat glands. As far as we know, the MRI features of this tumour have not been described in the literature before. In this report we present the MRI features and pathological description of a case of a microcystic adnexal carcinoma in the cheek that was incidentally imaged during brain MRI examination. A review of the relevant literature as well as a discussion of MRI of skin tumours is also presented.
A M Tawfik; A Kreft; W Wagner; T J Vogl
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of radiology     Volume:  84     ISSN:  1748-880X     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Radiol     Publication Date:  2011 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-24     Completed Date:  2011-07-20     Revised Date:  2013-06-28    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0373125     Medline TA:  Br J Radiol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e114-7     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Johan Wolfgang Goethe University Hospital, Theodor-Stern-Kai 7, Frankfurt am Main, Hessen, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Carcinoma, Skin Appendage / diagnosis*,  pathology
Diagnosis, Differential
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Neoplasms, Fibrous Tissue / diagnosis*,  pathology
Skin Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology
Sweat Gland Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology

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