It has several synonyms including clear cell hidradenoma, eccrine acrospiroma and solid cystic hidradenoma.
Eccrine acrospiroma of breast: mammographic and ultrasound findings.
Other cystic lesions included in the differential diagnosis of eccrine hidrocystomas are follicular cysts, epidermal inclusion cysts, hemangioma, lymphangioma, apocrine hidrocystoma and eccrine acrospiroma
DISCUSSION: Nodular hidradenoma is also known as clear cell myoepithelioma, clear cell hidradenoma, eccrine sweat gland adenoma of clear cell type, solid cystic hidradenoma and eccrine acrospiroma
Clear cell hidradenoma, also known as eccrine acrospiroma
, usually presents as a solid and cystic nodule with no site predilection, although it is only rarely reported to occur on the vulva.
A rare case of atypical eccrine acrospiroma
of the scalp and a literature review.
We describe a case of malignant eccrine acrospiroma in an 80-year-old man, and we review the literature on this tumor, with emphasis on the differential diagnosis.
A malignant eccrine acrospiroma (MEA) is a rare cutaneous tumor.
Hidradenoma may have variable histomorphological patterns reflected by the various terms used to describe this entity: nodular hidradenoma, eccrine acrospiroma
, solid-cystic hidradenoma, clear cell hidradenoma, and clear cell acrospiroma.
DISCUSSION: Nodular hidradenoma (NH) is also known as eccrine acrospiroma
, clear cell hidradenoma and solid cystic hidradenoma.
INTRODUCTION: Clear cell hydradenoma is known by various other names such as nodular hidradenoma, eccrine acrospiroma, and solid-cystic hidradenoma.
Wilhelmi BJ, Appelt EA, Philips LG: A rare case of atypical eccrine acrospiroma of the scalp and a literature review, Ann Plast Surg, 1999; 42: 568-569.