Poromatosis: The occurrence of multiple eccrine poromas

Daniel Navi, Maxwell A Fung, Peter J. Lynch

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

12 Scopus citations

Abstract

Eccrine poromas are rare, benign adnexal tumors derived from the intraepidermal portion of sweat ducts. Historically they were thought to arise from eccrine ducts although today it is thought that they may also have an apocrine origin. They usually appear as solitary, slow-growing, skincolored papules on acral surfaces. Here we present the unusual situation of a patient with multiple poromas only three of which are located near the distal extremities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number3
JournalDermatology Online Journal
Volume14
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'Poromatosis: The occurrence of multiple eccrine poromas'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

  • Cite this