Trichilemmal Carcinoma

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Trichilemmal Carcinoma Key Points Trichilemmal carcinoma (TC) derives from the outer hair root sheath The pathogenesis of TC is not completely understood, but risk factors include UV and ionizing radiation,…

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma

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Squamous Cell Carcinoma Key Points Squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is a malignant tumor of the squamous layer of cells of the epidermis, showing keratinocyte differentiation It is the second most…

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Sebaceous Carcinoma

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Sebaceous Carcinoma Key Points Sebaceous carcinoma (SbC) is a rare malignant and potentially lethal tumor derived from the adnexal epithelium of sebaceous glands It represents 0.05% of all cutaneous malignancies…

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Rhabdomyosarcoma

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Rhabdomyosarcoma Key Points Rhabdomyosarcoma (RMS) is an aggressive tumor that develops from mesenchymal cells of uncertain origin It can occur in any anatomic location of the body where there is…

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Primary Cutaneous Mucinous Carcinoma

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Primary Cutaneous Mucinous Carcinoma Key Points Sweat gland tumors comprise a large variety of rare lesions that mostly include eccrine carcinomas and less commonly apocrine and mixed eccrine/apocrine tumors Primary…

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Plasmacytoma

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Plasmacytoma Key Points Plasma cell tumors are derived from a terminally differentiated cell in the B-lymphocyte lineage They originate in the bone marrow during the maturation process from B-blasts to…

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Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma

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Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma Key Points Mucoepidermoid carcinoma (MEC) is a highly malignant epithelial neoplasm comprising mucus-secreting, proliferating squamous, and nondescript intermediate epidermoid cells Although the pathophysiology is unclear, a novel translocation…

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Microcystic Adnexal Carcinoma

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Microcystic Adnexal Carcinoma Key Points Microcystic adnexal carcinoma (MAC) is a slow-growing, locally aggressive cutaneous adnexal malignancy derived from eccrine sweat glands It occurs predominantly on the head and neck…

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Metastatic Tumors to the Eyelids

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Metastatic Tumors to the Eyelids Key Points Eyelid metastasis is very rare accounting for less than 1% of malignant eyelid lesions Breast carcinoma is most frequent, followed by skin melanoma,…

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