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IP Indian Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dermatology

A clinico-histopathological study of cutaneous appendageal tumours

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Author Details : Gowda Monika M, S Sathish K, M Basavarajaiah D*

Volume : 5, Issue : 3, Year : 2019

Article Page : 206-210

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The cutaneous appendageal tumors are an ideal subject for study from clinical and morphological point
of view and so ubiquitous that they can affect people of all age group A histopathological study of 100
cases of cutaneous appendageal tumors was carried out at tertiary care hospital over 18 months. A Total
95 cases were benign and 5 cases were malignant tumors, constituting 95.0 % p<0>0.01
respectively. Sweat gland tumors were the most common manifestation (79.0% ) p<0> follicle tumors (20%) and eccrine duct tumors 1(1%). Male and female ratio was 27:73. The commonest
affected body site was head and neck region . The mean age was 36.58 1.22 years . Out of 95 cases
of benign tumors, syringoma accounted for 48% (48), trichoepithelioma12 p<0> (11) p<0>0.01. Total
(39) p<0> clinically and histopathologically.
Summing of the results concludes that ,the diagnosis of skin tumors presenting with unique difficulties
in correlation with wide variety of tumors . Histopathological study is one of the most valuable means
of diagnosis in dermatopathology and the diagnosis of skin tumors can be done by correlating clinical
features, gross and histological appearances.

Doi : 10.18231/j.ijced.2019.044

How to cite : Gowda Monika M, S Sathish K, M Basavarajaiah D, A clinico-histopathological study of cutaneous appendageal tumours. IP Indian J Clin Exp Dermatol 2019;5(3):206-210

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