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Apocrine mixed tumour on the abdomen: an atypical location Volume 28, numéro 2, March-April 2018

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1 Department of Dermatology,
Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine,
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan
2 Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology,
Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine,
Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan

Mixed tumour of the skin is a rare, benign skin adnexal tumour presenting as a firm, intradermal or subcutaneous, asymptomatic, slow-growing nodule. It is characterized by the coexistence of epithelial and mesenchymal features, and is usually classified as apocrine or eccrine variants [1]. The apocrine variant, also termed apocrine mixed tumour (AMT), is more common; this variant exhibits differentiation in the epithelial, myoepithelial, and stromal components, and often shows decapitation secretion. [...]