Syringocystadenocarcinoma Papilliferum: Successfully Treated With Mohs Micrographic Surgery
Syringocystadenocarcinoma papilliferum, a rare sweat gland carcinoma, is the malignant counterpart of syringocystadenoma papilliferum. Objective.
To demonstrate a rare case of syringocystadenocarcinoma papilliferum successfully treated with Mohs micrographic surgery. Methods.
A 60-year-old male presented with two verrucous plaques on his right auricle since childhood. These two plaques became ulcerated, more painful, and pruritic in 1 year. Histopathologic examination revealed syringocystadenocarcinoma papilliferum. Results.
Mohs micrographic surgery with reconstruction of right auricle was performed subsequently. There are no signs of recurrence or metastasis 6 years after operation. Conclusion.
Syringocystadenocarcinoma papilliferum can be successfully treated with Mohs micrographic surgery.
C.-C. CHI, MD, R.-Y. TSAI, MD, and S.-H. WANG, MD HAVE INDICATED NO SIGNIFICANT INTEREST WITH COMMERCIAL SUPPORTERS.
Document Type: Research Article
Affiliations: 1: Department of Dermatology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital-Chiayi, and 2: Department of Dermatology and Skin Laser Center, Taipei Municipal Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
Publication date: 2004-03-01