Korean journal of dermatology, 45(11):1273-1283, 2006
Korean journal of dermatology; 대한피부과학회지
Background: Various eccrine tumors are rather common diseases in clinicians. However, data on the clinicopathologic features of eccrine tumors in Korea are limited.
Objective: The purpose of this study was to investigate the clinicopathologic characteristics of eccrine tumors in Korea.
Methods: Two hundred and sixty five cases of eccrine tumors, seen from 2002 to 2004 in Korea, were retrospectively analyzed clinically and histopathologically.
Results: The most common eccrine tumors identified within Koreans were syringoma (61%), followed by eccrine poroma (13%), eccrine hidrocystoma (9%), and nodular hidradenoma (6%). Moreover, eccrine tumors were usually found to occur in middle-aged woman as multiple asymptomatic skin-colored papules. The most common site of occurrence was the face (45%), followed by the neck (9%), scalp (5%), foot (5%), abdomen (4%), and vulvar (3%).
Conclusion: The results of this study will be useful and fundamental data on eccrine tumors for clinicians and pathologists.
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.
Total Visit :2,788,372
Total Download :1,136,935
Today View :285
Ajou University Medical Information & Media Center 164 Worldcup-ro Yeongtong-gu Suwon 16499 Korea / TEL : 031-219-5312 / FAX : 031-219-5314 Copyright (c) Ajou University Medical Information & Media Center All Rights Reserved. AJOU Open Repository는 국립중앙도서관 OAK 보급사업으로 구축되었습니다.