John Libbey Eurotext

European Journal of Dermatology


Microcystic adnexal carcinoma with large cysts: unusual clinical presentation and histological findings Volume 29, numéro 3, May-June 2019


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Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan

Microcystic adnexal carcinoma (MAC) is a rare malignant tumour that usually presents as indurated nodules or firm plaques [1]. Although the lesion may be comprised of cystic parts, clinical cases involving cystic nodules have yet to be reported. Here, we report a case of MAC with large cysts that clinically mimicked epidermal or trichilemmal cysts.A 69-year-old man presented with two nodules, on the frontal head and the posterior neck, which had been discovered two years prior and had gradually grown [...]