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Eccrine hidrocystoma at unusual site

Published on: 2020-03-17


etiology of multiple eccrine hidrocystomas is unknown [2]. It might be the result of sweat retention by portal closure leading to secondary
dilatation of sweat ducts. Treatment is difficult since it is mainly recommended for cosmetic reasons and the inaesthetic outcome is not acceptable


Hidrocystomas are asymptomatic benign tumors of the sweat glands that arise from cystic dilatation of the excretory sweat duct. Whereas apocrine hidrocystomas are usually solitary, eccrine hidrocystomas are commonly multiple