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Giant Vascular Eccrine Spiradenoma with Unusual Clinical Presentation: A Case Report

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Giant Vascular Eccrine Spiradenoma (GVES) is a rare variant of Eccrine Spiradenoma (ES), a tumor that develops from the sweat gland. It differs from Eccrine Spiradenoma in its larger size and vascularity as well as propensity for bleeding and ulceration, which may cause a clinical misdiagnosis of vascular lesion or malignant tumor. All previously reported cases in English literature have been in older adults and the elderly, age range being from 49 to 84 years. Here a rare case of GVES in a young male presenting as a cutaneous chest wall lesion with bleeding, which was initially diagnosed as a vascular lesion clinically as well as on histopathology is reported.

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Krishnan, K. and Thomas, A. (2014) Giant Vascular Eccrine Spiradenoma with Unusual Clinical Presentation: A Case Report. Open Journal of Pathology, 4, 21-24. doi: 10.4236/ojpathology.2014.42004.

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