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Chondroid syringoma (Mixed tumor of the skin)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Chondroid syringoma, or cutaneous mixed tumor, is an adnexal neoplasm of either apocrine or eccrine origin. It presents as a firm, dermal or subcutaneous nodule, usually between 0.5 and 3 cm. While usually solitary, cases with multiple lesions have been reported. As there is no distinctive clinical appearance, it…

Syringoma (benign neoplasm of skin)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Syringomas are benign adnexal neoplasms derived from the intraepidermal ductal portion of the eccrine gland. They are more common in women than men, and typically arise during puberty or early adulthood, although they may develop in prepubescent children or later…

Pityriasis Alba

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? What you should be alert for in the history Pityriasis alba (PA) is an eczematous dermatosis characterized by patchy hypopigmentation. It is usually seen in children, and is most noticeable in those with darkly pigmented skin, although it may occur in all skin types. The history will usually reveal…

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