Pathology of Hidradenoma
Dr Sampurna Roy MD May 2016
|Syn: Clear cell hidradenoma,
solid and cystic hidradenoma or dermal acrospiromas.
Hidradenoma is a benign dermal appendage tumour.
Hidradenomas may be of eccrine or apocrine origin.
Solitary, nodule often partly solid, partly cystic.
Located in any part of the body. There is a slight predilection for the head, face, and upper extremities.
It is sometimes difficult to distinguish solid cellular hidradenomas without duct-like structures and glomus tumour without a vascular pattern.
Clear cell hidradenoma: Differential Diagnosis- Clear cell tumours of skin ; Hidradenocarcinoma. (Clear cell hidradenoma: a mimic of metastatic clear cell tumors).
Nodular hidradenoma can recur after inadequate excision.
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