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Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume 2, n° 4
pages 322-326 (avril 1980)
Doi : 10.1016/S0190-9622(80)80045-4
Clinical and laboratory studies

Apocrine adenoma versus apocrine carcinoma : Report of two cases

Milton R. Okun, M.D. , Ronald Finn, M.D., George Blumental, M.D.
 From the Department of Dermatology, Tufts University School of Medicine, USA 

1Reprint requests to: Dr. Milton R. Okun, Boston Dermatopathology Laboratory, P.O. Box 377, Canton, MA 02021/617-828-4774.

Two examples of apocrine neoplasm are presented, contrasting the features of an apocrine adenoma with those of a possible apocrine adenocarcinoma. Apocrine adenocarcinoma, distinct from Paget's disease, is a rare neoplasm. Its recognition is complicated by long periods of benign growth and by subtle histologic differences from apocrine adenoma.

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* Supported by United States Public Health Service Grant 1 RO CA 2 162901Al, and by a grant from the Dermatopathology Foundation.

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