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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

/sy·rin·go·ma/ (sir″ing-go´mah) a benign tumor believed to originate from the ductal portion of the eccrine sweat glands, characterized by dilated cystic sweat ducts in a fibrous stroma.

syringoma

pl. syringomas, syringomata [sir′ing·gō′mə]
a benign tumor derived from an eccrine sweat gland. It appears as a small, smooth papule the color of the underlying skin, often on the upper body of a postpubertal woman. Some are typically multiple, often appearing on the lower eyelids.
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Syringomas

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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No cases (0%) of hidradenocarcinoma papilliferum, porocarcinoma, eccrine carcinoma, cylindrocarcinoma, hidradenocarcinoma, malignant chondroid syringoma, mucinous carcinoma, and adenocarcinoma of mammary-like glands were found.
Although some researchers have hypothesized the development of syringoma to be under hormonal influence, (56,57) no studies to date have demonstrated staining for estrogen receptor or progesterone receptor, to our knowledge.
Ong GC, Lim K5, Chian LY: Eruptive syringoma in a patient with trisomy 21.
Frazier CC, Camacho AP, Cockerell CJ: The treatment of eruptive syringomas in an African American patient with a combination of trichloroacetic acid and C02 laser destruction.
Based on this pathology, the definitive diagnosis was chondroid syringoma.
Chondroid syringoma is a rare, generally benign skin tumor arising from sweat glands and often located in the head and neck region.
Multiple syringomas on the abdomen, thighs and groin.
2) The treatment of choice for chondroid syringoma is a wide surgical excision.
These ducts are lined by 2 layers of cells and had a teardrop, tadpole, or comma shape, giving the general impression of a syringoma.
Malignant chondroid syringoma was excluded in light of the absence of myxoid and chondroid stroma, which are hallmarks of chondroid syringoma.
Age, y/Sex Site Diagnosis 4 17/F Cheek Folliculitis 10 55/F Leg Basal cell carcinoma 38 37/F Cheek Fibrous papule 45 38/F Back Solar lentigo 105 75/F Arm Scar 113 69/M Finger Actinic keratosis 125 40/F Unknown Basal cell carcinoma 160 69/M Canthus Ruptured cyst 189 44/F Chest Hemangioma 225 70/F Nose Seborrheic keratosis 296 64/M Forehead Basal cell carcinoma 307 46/M Forehead Basal cell carcinoma 345 72/M Breast Verrucous keratosis 346 77/F Breast Benign lichenoid keratosis 407 67/F Cheek Actinic keratosis 432 44/F Neck Syringoma 447 37/F Shoulder Benign lichenoid keratosis 472 56/F Nose Fibrous papule 479 42/F Shoulder Nevus Case No.
29,30] Syringomatous carcinoma of sweat glands must be distinguished from syringoma and from syringomatous carcinoma of salivary glands.