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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 68  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 290--291

Malignant eccrine spiradenoma: An unusual presentation

Department of Surgery and Pathology, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University Varanasi-221 005, India

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A K Khanna
Department of Surgery, Institute of Medical Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221 005
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An unusual case of a 60-year-woman with a progressively increasing painless, ulcerated plaque-like lesion in her right groin is described. The lesion was associated with multiple satellite nodules involving the right thigh with massive lymphoedema oft he involved limb. Histology established the diagnosis of an eccrine spiradenoma with malignant transformation in a satellite nodule. Wide surgical excision was not possible and the patient was subjected to palliative radiotherapy.

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