TITLE

Syringoma: A Review of Twenty-nine Cases

AUTHOR(S)
Patrizi, A.; Neri, I.; Marzaduri, S.; Varotti, E.; Passarini, B.
PUB. DATE
October 1998
SOURCE
Acta Dermato-Venereologica;10/28/98, Vol. 78 Issue 6, p460
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The purpose of our study was to identify the clinical characteristics, epidemiologic data and histologic features in 29 cases of syringoma with a duration of lesions prior to the observation between 1 and 25 years. Only one patient complained of moderate itching. In two cases the lesion was solitary, in another the papules formed a lichenified plaque. In six patients only the eyelids were involved and in two patients a symmetrical localization on the forearms was observed. The other 18 patients showed generalized syringoma, 16 with an eruptive onset, 6 of which were familial. One of our cases showed lesions mimicking urticaria pigmentosa and two patients were affected by Down's syndrome. In two cases, histopathology showed association between syringoma and a melanocytic naevus and in one patient with a solitary lesion a clear cell syringoma was observed.
ACCESSION #
4342714

 

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