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Syringocystadenoma papilliferum on the thigh: an unusual location.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19293506     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 28-year-old man presented with a partially eroded growth on the back of his right thigh for the last 15 years. Tuberculosis verrucosa cutis and pyogenic granuloma were suspected on clinical examination. Histopathological examination revealed syringocystadenoma papilliferum (SCAP). SCAP is rare on the thigh and a review of the English literature revealed eight cases. Non-descript clinical presentation in an unusual location and the rare linear and segmental variants lead to misdiagnosis. Onset at puberty should alert one to the possibility of the unusual location of SCAP.
Authors:
Purnima Malhotra; Avninder Singh; V Ramesh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of dermatology, venereology and leprology     Volume:  75     ISSN:  0973-3922     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol     Publication Date:    2009 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-03-18     Completed Date:  2010-01-11     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7701852     Medline TA:  Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  170-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Pathology, Safdarjang Hospital campus, Post Box 4909, New Delhi-110 029, India. purnimapaliwal@yahoo.co.in
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Age Factors
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Male
Neoplasms, Adnexal and Skin Appendage / diagnosis*,  surgery
Skin Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery
Thigh

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