Eccrine poroma | definition of eccrine poroma by Medical dictionary
a tumor arising in a pore.
eccrine poroma a benign tumor arising from the intradermal portion of an eccrine sweat duct, usually on the sole.
a poroma or acrospiroma of the eccrine sweat glands, usually occurring on the sole of the foot. as a soft reddish nodule composed of basaloid cells and fibrovascular tissue.
eccrine acrospiroma A benign lobulated skin adnexal tumour arising from a distal excretory duct in the palms and soles of the feet, with minimal eccrine differentiation.
ec·crine po·ro·ma (ek'rin pōr-ō'mă)
A poroma or acrospiroma of the eccrine sweat glands, usually occurring on the sole of the foot.
eccrine poroma benign neoplasm of eccrine sweat gland epidermis; 50% present on plantar skin and toes, as a solid, non-painful, slightly red, sometimes pedunculated, slowly enlarging (up to 3 cm diameter) nodule with a warty, ulcerated or bleeding surface; treated by excision biopsy
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Although eccrine poroma
, a tumor derived from the acrosyringium, most often presents on plantar or palmar skin, it may occur at any site containing sweat glands.
We considered the possibility of a porocarcinoma, the malignant counterpart of an eccrine poroma
Cases where significant diagnostic differences were noticed included a suspicious Kaposi sarcoma (case 16), finally reevaluated as a dermatofibroma; an invasive squamous cell carcinoma of the head diagnosed as eccrine poroma
(case 21) on final microscopy; and a suspicious low-grade soft tissue sarcoma diagnosed as angioleiomyoma (case 22), which was confirmed with the help of immunohistochemical staining.