Skin nonmelanocytic tumor
Adnexal tumors
Sweat gland derived (apocrine & eccrine glands)
Hidradenoma papilliferum


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Christopher S. Hale, M.D.
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Cite this page: Hale C. Hidradenoma papilliferum. PathologyOutlines.com website. https://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/skintumornonmelanocytichidradenomapap.html. Accessed October 29th, 2020.
Definition / general
  • Also called papillary hidradenoma
  • Most common neoplasm of anogenital mammary-like glands
  • Exclusively in women
  • Perianal or vulvar (similar frequency in labia majora and labia minora)
  • Rare ectopicù cases from eyelid, nasal area, breast
Case reports
Treatment
  • Slow-growing, firm, reddish nodule, may ulcerate
Clinical images

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D.
Vulva

Vulva



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Lesions on labia majora

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Nose lesion

Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Papillary fronds, ducts lined by apocrine type cells that show decapitation secretion and fibrous stroma
Microscopic (histologic) images

Contributed by Mark R. Wick, M.D. and Case #343



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Lesion on nose


Lesion on nose

Lesion on nose

Cytology description
  • Monomorphic population of cohesive cells with uniform pale staining nuclear chromatin, orderly nuclear placement, and round globules of metachromatic staining hyalinized material (Diagn Cytopathol 1994;10:60)
Negative stains
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