syringoma


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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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Sometimes more obvious ducts resembling those of syringoma are seen, but these are usually sparse and located deeper in the dermis.
The main differential diagnosis is chondroid syringoma, which is also known as a benign mixed tumor of the skin, and comprises of bland tumor cell nodules surrounded by a hyaline myxoid stroma commonly admixed with calcifications as well as ossifications.
Syringoma on the genital area is a rare condition in females and males with only few vulvar cases reported in the literature to date (7).
Chondroid syringoma or mixed tumour of the skin is an uncommon benign sweat gland tumour.
The sweat glands tumors are comprised of chondroid syringoma, eccrine poroma, nodular clear cell hidradenoma, apocrine hidrocystoma, and syringocystadenoma papilliferum (Figure 1).
It also occurs in skin and is known as chondroid syringoma [1].
Mixed tumor (MT) or chondroid syringoma (CS) is rare, benign tumor of the skin.
Chondroid syringoma is a generally benign, adnexal tumor most commonly found in the head and neck.
A chondroid syringoma is a rare mixed tumor of sweat-gland origin that has both a benign and malignant form.