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syringoma

 [sir″ing-go´mah]
1. a benign tumor believed to originate from the ductal portion of the eccrine sweat glands, occurring as multiple small flesh-colored papules on the face, neck, upper chest, and sometimes the vulva, usually in postpubertal women, characterized by dilated cystic sweat ducts in a fibrous stroma. (See Atlas 2, Part A.)

sy·rin·go·ma

(si'ring-gō'mă),
A benign, often multiple, sometimes eruptive neoplasm of the sweat gland ducts composed of very small round cysts.
[syringo- + G. -ōma, tumor]

syringoma

A small (usually < 3 mm) benign adnexal (sweat-gland) tumour, usually arranged in clusters, which is most common in pubertal women; located on eyelids, neck, upper anterior chest and vulva, appearing as multiple flesh-coloured to yellowish papulonodules.

sy·rin·go·ma

(sir'ing-gō'mă)
A benign, often multiple, sometimes eruptive, neoplasm of the sweat gland ducts composed of very small round cysts.
[syringo- + G. -ōma, tumor]
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Larger syringomas, trichoepitheliomas, and hyperplastic sebaceous glands should be "drilled out" with erbium ablation.
Because of the morphologic and histopathologic similarities between chondroid syringomas and pleomorphic adenomas, they previously have been considered together.
In this paper, we report a rare case of a giant chondroid syringoma located over right mandible of an 80-year-old male patient.
These findings were consistent with the diagnosis of chondroid syringoma. Wide surgical excision was performed and no recurrence of the tumor occurred since six months after surgery.
Hidradenoma papilliferum was the most common (80 cases; 60%), followed by syringoma (29 cases; 22%), and various types of cysts (12 cases; 10%).
Syringomas are benign intraepidermal tumours of eccrine sweat ducts mostly found in women at the time of adolescence.1 However further lesions can develop later in life and reported cases range between first and sixth decade.23
The same in situ HPV DNA probes were performed using the same technique on 3 eccrine hydrocystomas, 3 eccrine syringomas, 2 eccrine poromas, and 3 apocrine hydrocystomas; none showed any positive staining.
Syringomas are adenoma of intra-epidermal eccrine duct.
INTRODUCTION: Chondroid syringomas (CSs) are rare, benign tumors of the skin.