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Esperienze Dermatologiche 2014 March;16(1):21-3

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language: Italian

Eccrine spiroadenoma and other painful tumors of the skin

Pesapane F., Nazzaro G., Antonella A., Gianotti R.

Unità Operativa di Dermatologia, Dipartimento di Fisiopatologia Medico-Chirurgica e dei Trapianti, Università degli Studi di Milano, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italia


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Some tumors of the skin are difficult to diagnose because clinically nondescript. However, if painful, nine specific tumors should be considered. As a method to memorize these different painful cutaneous neoformations can be useful to keep in mind the acronym “LEND AN EGG” invented by Naversen: leiomyoma, eccrine spiradenoma, neuroma, dermatofibroma, angiolipoma, neurilemmoma, endometrioma, glomus tumor, and granular cell tumor. This article presents a case of eccrine spiroadenoma and briefly summarizes the main characteristics of painful tumors of the skin.

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