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is benign adnexal skin tumor compatible with eccrine poroma cancerous?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Benign& malignant: Skin adenexal tumors (sat ) tumors of sweat glands, ( eccrine& apocrine glands ) hair follicles , are both benign and malignant . Malignant which is lethal if excision is not done early. Eccrine porocarcinoma is malignant variety and it is not a benign tumor.

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Are neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin always cancer?

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Dr. William Singer
Pediatric Neurology 51 years experience
Neoplasms of skin: There are many non cancerous skin neoplasms such as warts, skin tage etc. If you are concerned, you should consult a dermatologist.
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A 39-year-old female asked:

What is: neoplasm of uncertain behavior of skin? Is it usually mean cancer?

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Dr. Myron Arlen
Surgical Oncology 64 years experience
Not really: The term "neoplasm of uncertain behavior" refers to a specific pathologic diagnosis. It represents a lesion of skin whose behavior cannot be predicted. Currently it is considered a benign lesion but one that over time could undergo malignant transformation Such lesions include congenital giant pigmented nevus, dysplastic nevus and nevus sebaceous of Jadassohn.

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