DefinitionThis section has been translated automatically.
- Differently defined generic term for neoplasms with apocrine differentiation. For practical reasons this term is limited to adenomas with glandular differentiation. Apocrine adenomas can express either a tubular or a papillary tissue pattern or a combination of both.
- Tubular, papillary or tubulo-papillary adenomas with clear apocrine differentiation may develop in the glandular parenchyma of the breast. Apocrine adenomas in continuity with the nipple show a tubulo-papillary pattern and are called nipple adenoma or erosive adenomatosis of the nipple.
Clinical featuresThis section has been translated automatically.
No distinct clinical picture (also due to nomenclatural uncertainty).
TherapyThis section has been translated automatically.
Excision without larger safety distance.
LiteratureThis section has been translated automatically.
- Aktepe F et al (2003) Tubular apocrine adenoma in association with syringocystadenoma papilliferum. Dermatol Online J 9: 7
- Amo Y, Kawano N (2003) A case of ductal apocrine carcinoma in the left axilla with tubular apocrine adenoma in the right axilla. J Dermatol 30: 72-75
- Anavi Y et al (2001) Giant apocrine cystadenoma of the preauricular region. J Oral Maxillofac Surgery 59: 463-467
- McCalmont Th (2003) Adenexal neoplasms. In: Bologna JL et al (ed.) Dermatology. Mosby London, New York, Toronto, S. 1747-1748
- Nardone M et al (2002) Pleomorphic adenoma in unusual anatomic sites: case reports and review of literature. Acta Otorhinolaryngol Ital 22: 158-163
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