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Malignant Adnexal Neoplasms

  • Ryan S. Jawitz
  • Jack C. Jawitz
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Abstract

Malignant adnexal neoplasms are rare tumors derived from apocrine, eccrine, sebaceous and follicular adnexal structures. Herein, the malignant tumors of eccrine differentiation will be reviewed. The histological features that distinguish these neoplasms from each other and from benign tumors, as well as the features that are found when these tumors locally invade neighboring tissue and/or metastasize, are discussed.

Keywords

Basal Cell Carcinoma Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma Ductal Differentiation Microcystic Adnexal Carcinoma Dermal Nodule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ryan S. Jawitz
    • 1
    • 2
  • Jack C. Jawitz
    • 3
  1. 1.Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Manatee Memorial HospitalBradentonUSA
  2. 2.Department of MedicineLargo Medical CenterLargoUSA
  3. 3.Department of MedicineLake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, Manatee Memorial HospitalBradentonUSA

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