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Mucinous eccrine naevus: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23252751     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Mucinous eccrine naevus (MEN) is an extremely rare variant of eccrine naevus. There are only nine reported cases in the English literature. We report a 3-month-old boy with a congenital lesion on the lower back, and review the other cases in the literature. In most cases, MEN presents before puberty. The commonest presentation is a unilateral, solitary, brownish nodule without hyperhidrosis occurring on the legs. The diagnosis of this condition is confirmed by the characteristic histopathological features. Treatment options may be considered if symptomatic.
Authors:
T Tempark; T Shwayder
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical and experimental dermatology     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1365-2230     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Exp. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  2013 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7606847     Medline TA:  Clin Exp Dermatol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© The Author(s) CED © 2012 British Association of Dermatologists.
Affiliation:
Department of Dermatology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA; Department of Paediatrics, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.
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