Metastatic sweat gland adenocarcinoma: A clinico-pathological dilemma

  title={Metastatic sweat gland adenocarcinoma: A clinico-pathological dilemma},
  author={Chintamani and R D Sharma and Rohini Badran and Vinay Kr. Singhal and Sunita Saxena and Anju Bansal},
  journal={World Journal of Surgical Oncology},
  pages={13 - 13}
BACKGROUND: Sweat gland adenocarcinoma is a rare malignancy with high metastatic potential seen more commonly in later years of life. Scalp is the most common site of occurrence and it usually spreads to lymph nodes. Liver, lung and bones are the distant sites of metastasis with fatal results. The differentiation between apocrine and eccrine metastatic sweat gland carcinoma is often difficult. The criteria's are inadequate to be of any practical utility. CASE REPORT: Two cases of metastatic… CONTINUE READING

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