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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 10, Issue 2, March 2014 pp 249-250

Case Report

A Long Standing Case of Eccrine Poroma – Presenting as an Ulceroproliferative Growth


Sandhya Panjeta Gulia1, Lavanya M 2, Kalaivani Selvi3, SP Arun Kumar4

Madhusudan Chaudhary5

{1Associate Professor, 2Assistant Professor, 4,5Professor}

Department of Pathology, Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Ariyur 605102, Pondicherry, INDIA.

3Senior Resident, Department of Pathology, JIPMER, Pondicherry, INDIA.

Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.



Eccrine poroma is a benign tumor of sweat gland composed of epithelial cells with eccrine type distal tubular differentiation. It commonly occurs in middle or elderly age group presenting as a painless, soft to firm, solitary mass with variable size of 2-20mm. Here we report a case of eccrine poroma on right thigh in an elderly male with unusual features like large size of the tumor, surface ulceration and a long standing history of 20 years.