Adnexal Neoplasms

  • Michael B. MorganEmail author


The cutaneous adnexae broadly encompass appendageal structures of the skin including the follicle and associated sebaceous and apocrine glands as well as the eccrine sweat apparatus. Each of these structures can be subdivided on the basis of anatomic location, structure and function. Moreover, each of these subdivisions may give rise to benign or malignant neoplasms. These tumors will be discussed herein.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Bay Area Dermatopathology Ameripath, and Director of Primary Care Institute, Dermpath DiagnosticsUniversity of South Florida College of Medicine, and Director, Dermatopathology, Haley V.A. Hospital, and Managing DirectorTampaUSA

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