Primary cutaneous adenoid cystic carcinoma

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Primary cutaneous adenoid cystic carcinoma

Primary cutaneous adenoid cystic carcinoma is a cutaneous condition characterized by a tumor that usually presents on the chest, scalp, or vulva of middle- to older-aged persons.[1]: 670 

Primary cutaneous adenoid cystic carcinomas have been misinterpreted as metastatic lesions.[2]

It was characterized in 1975.[3]

See also


  1. James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.
  2. Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. p. 1710. ISBN 978-1-4160-2999-1.
  3. Naylor E, Sarkar P, Perlis CS, Giri D, Gnepp DR, Robinson-Bostom L (April 2008). "Primary cutaneous adenoid cystic carcinoma". J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 58 (4): 636–41. doi:10.1016/j.jaad.2007.12.005. PMID 18342709.