Malignant acrospiroma

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Malignant acrospiroma
Other names: Hidradenocarcinoma, and Spiradenocarcinoma[1]

A malignant acrospiroma is a sweat gland carcinoma of the hand, which may recur locally in 50% of patients after excision, with distant metastases occurring in 60% of patients.[2]

See also


  1. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  2. Wilson KM, Jubert AV, Joseph JI (May 1989). "Sweat gland carcinoma of the hand (malignant acrospiroma)". J Hand Surg Am. 14 (3): 531–5. doi:10.1016/S0363-5023(89)80018-8. PMID 2544641.

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