CHONDROID SYRINGOMA

By Gary M. White, MD


This benign, uncommon adnexal tumor of the skin is also called a mixed tumor of the skin. Malignant chondroid syringoma may occur de novo or in association with a benign chondroid syringoma.

Clinical

A slow-growing, firm, dome-shaped solitary papule or dermal nodule on the head or neck of an older patient is most common.

Treatment

Complete surgical excision is appropriate.

References

A 16-year-old boy. Dermatology Online Journal 17(12)

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