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"Pagetoid" eccrine carcinoma of the vulva: report of an unusual case with review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18369309     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sweat gland carcinoma of the vulva is rare and may be classified as being of eccrine, apocrine, or mixed origin. Most reported cases of vulvar sweat gland carcinomas associated with extramammary Paget disease describe a tumor of apocrine origin. We report a case of a vulvar sweat gland carcinoma of eccrine origin associated with Pagetoid extension. A review of the literature and the differential diagnosis are also presented. To our knowledge, this is the second case of vulvar sweat gland carcinoma of eccrine origin associated with extramammary Paget disease.
Authors:
Andrea Grin; Terrence Colgan; Stephane Laframboise; Patricia Shaw; Danny Ghazarian
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of lower genital tract disease     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1526-0976     ISO Abbreviation:  J Low Genit Tract Dis     Publication Date:  2008 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-03-28     Completed Date:  2008-06-20     Revised Date:  2009-11-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9704963     Medline TA:  J Low Genit Tract Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  134-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiology, University Health Network, Toronto, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Biopsy
Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic / diagnosis*
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Gynecologic Surgical Procedures / methods
Humans
Lymph Node Excision
Paget Disease Extramammary / diagnosis
Pelvis
Sweat Gland Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Vulvar Neoplasms / diagnosis*

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