Christine E. Cabell, Author at Cancer Therapy Advisor

Christine E. Cabell

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Mucinous Carcinoma

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Mucinous carcinoma is most frequently seen in the periobital area. It is a rare, slow growing, malignant tumor that arises from the deepest portion of the eccrine sweat duct. Lesions most commonly are slow growing, solitary, and asymptomatic. Characteristic findings on physical examination The color of the lesions varies…

Microcystic Adnexal Carcinoma (syringomatous carcinoma, malignant syringoma, group 1 sclerosing sweat gland carcinoma, syringomatous adenoma of the nipple)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Microcystic adnexal carcinoma (MAC) is a rare cutaneous tumor. It is classified as a low-grade sweat gland carcinoma. MAC is a slow-growing but locally aggressive tumor. Morbidity can be high due to the deep infiltrative nature of the lesion. Characteristic findings on physical examination MACs are usually flesh-colored or…

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