sudoriferous cyst

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sudoriferous cyst

a cyst caused by a blocked excretory duct of Moll glands , under gland.

su·do·rif·er·ous cyst

(sū'dōr-if'ĕr-ŭs sist)
A lesion caused by a blocked excretory duct of the ciliary glands.
Synonym(s): apocrine hidrocystoma.
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Other cystic lesions included in the differential diagnosis of eccrine hidrocystomas are follicular cysts, epidermal inclusion cysts, hemangioma, lymphangioma, apocrine hidrocystoma and eccrine acrospiroma.
The mass was determined to be consistent with orbital apocrine hidrocystoma.
2) Apocrine hidrocystomas are usually solitary and 3-15 mm in size.
INTRODUCTION: Apocrine hidrocystoma is a lesion produced by cystic dilatation of apocrine glands, usually presents as a solitary lesion around the eye.
Schopf-Schulz-Passarge is an autosomal recessive syndrome characterized by multiple eyelid apocrine hidrocystoma, palmoplantar hyperkeratosis, hypodontia, and hypotrichosis.
Epidemiology: Apocrine hidrocystomas affect the same group as do eccrine hidrocystomas, and rarely occur during childhood and adolescence.
Clinical presentation: Apocrine hidrocystomas presents as dome-shaped, solitary, clear, cystic nodules with a smooth surface, and the color varies, ranging from flesh -colored to blue-black.
Apocrine hidrocystoma on the penis of a 40-year-old man.
Apocrine cystadenoma apocrine hidrocystoma and eccrine hidrocystoma: three distinct tumors defined by expression of keratins and human milk fat globulin 1.
Apocrine hidrocystomas (AHC) or cystadenomas are benign cystic lesions of the secretory portion of apocrine sweat glands.
Differentiation from apocrine hidrocystomas poses a problem both clinically and histologically.
Eccrine and apocrine hidrocystomas are eccrine- and apocrine-derived cysts, which most investigators consider to be ductal malformations and not benign neoplasms.