Mucinous carcinoma of the skin

D. J. Karimipour, T. M. Johnson, S. Kang, T. S. Wang, L. Lowe

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Abstract

Primary mutinous carcinoma of the skin is a rare adnexal neoplasm with sweat gland differentiation. We describe a case of primary mucinous carcinoma of the skin and characterize its clinical and histologic features. Mucinous carcinoma can occur in noncutaneous visceral sites and may metastasize to the skin. Thus it is important to exclude the possibility of a noncutaneous visceral primary rumor before diagnosing primary mucinous carcinoma of the skin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)323-326
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Dermatology
Volume36
Issue number2 SUPPL.
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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