Malignant acrospiroma

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Malignant acrospiroma
Classification and external resources
ICD-O: 8402/3
MeSH D018250

A malignant acrospiroma (also known as "Malignant poroma,"[1] "Porocarcinoma"[1]:666, and "Spiradenocarcinoma"[2]) is a sweat gland carcinoma of the hand, which may recur locally in 50% of patients after excision, with distant metastases occurring in 60% of patients.[3]

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  1. ^ a b James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  3. ^ Wilson KM, Jubert AV, Joseph JI (May 1989). "Sweat gland carcinoma of the hand (malignant acrospiroma)". J Hand Surg Am 14 (3): 531–5. doi:10.1016/S0363-5023(89)80018-8. PMID 2544641.