M. Yadira Hurley, Author at Renal and Urology News

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Poroma (Eccrine Poroma, Hidroacanthoma Simplex, Dermal Duct Tumor)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination Poromas usually present as asymptomatic solitary lesions in the middle-aged or elderly. These lesions are typically located on palmar or plantar skin, but may occur in any area where eccrine glands are present. Clinically, a poroma is described as a sharply demarcated 2-12 mm…

Porocarcinoma (Malignant Poroma, Eccrine Porocarcinoma, Apocrine Porocarcinoma, Malignant Eccrine Poroma)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination Porocarcinoma is a rare malignant neoplasm of the eccrine or apocrine gland that usually presents clinically as a firm erythematous to violaceous nodule or verrucous plaque ranging in size from 0.4 cm to 20.0 cm with an average of 2.2 cm (Figure 1). Lesions…

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