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Case Number : Case 2089 - 8 June 2018 Posted By: Dr. Richard Carr

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M55. Recurrent scalp lesion.


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Anil Patki

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Nodular BCC with amyloid and calcification

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vincenzo polizzi

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Poroid hydradenoma, with some atypical feature. But without any substantial findings of malignancy. 

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Guillermo García

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Pigmented trichoblastoma
 

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Anil Patki

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I opted for BCC because it's recurrent and shows deposits of amyloid and calcification.

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vincenzo polizzi

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I opted for poroid hidradenoma because this tumor looks like a poroma but without epidermal connection ( it’s in essence a poroma ). The necrosis “en masse” is a clue for poroma. 

The bcc shows usually a cleft between epithelium and stroma...here the clefts are stroma-to-dermis

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Raul Perret

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I also thought of poroma family of tumors. If you want to call it poroid hidradenoma it would not bother me, bottom line this looks benign

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Dr. Richard Carr

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Thanks for the responses. Apologies for delay. I called it a solid cystic (poroid) hidradenoma, focal areas of necrosis, calcification and pigmentation.

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