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Muir-Torre syndrome. Histologic spectrum of sebaceous proliferations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3728878     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The sebaceous proliferations seen in patients with Muir-Torre syndrome are unique and difficult to classify. Having reviewed over 50 skin biopsies from five patients with Muir-Torre syndrome, we conclude that the primary proliferation involves the hair follicle and most often resembles either a keratoacanthoma or a sebaceous proliferation, but may have histologic features of both lesions. Unusual patterns seen in the sebaceous components may include solid basaloid sheets, mucinous areas, and convoluted glands.
Authors:
W H Burgdorf; J Pitha; A Fahmy
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American Journal of dermatopathology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0193-1091     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Dermatopathol     Publication Date:  1986 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-07-28     Completed Date:  1986-07-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7911005     Medline TA:  Am J Dermatopathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  202-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adenoma / pathology*
Carcinoma / pathology*
Cell Transformation, Neoplastic / pathology*
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Keratoacanthoma / pathology
Sebaceous Gland Neoplasms / pathology*
Sebaceous Glands / pathology
Skin / pathology*
Skin Diseases / pathology
Syndrome

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