Skin - Nonmelanocytic tumors
Adnexal tumors - eccrine sweat glands
Papillary eccrine adenoma

Author: Christopher Hale, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 6 October 2016, last major update June 2012

Copyright: (c) 2002-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: Papillary eccrine adenoma

Cite this page: Papillary eccrine adenoma. website. Accessed October 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Usually distal extremities of blacks
  • Recur locally, don’t metastasize
Case reports
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Eccrine duct-like structures, often dilated and with intraluminal papillomatosis
Microscopic (histologic) images

Images hosted on other servers:

Various images

Electron microscopy description
  • Differentiation towards secretory epithelium of sweat glands