Eccrine poroma of the auricle: A case report

Tae Hoon Kong, Tae Hyoung Ha, Min Seob Eom, Sang Yoo Park

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Abstract

Eccrine poroma is described as a benign neoplasm originating from the intraepidermal eccrine duct of sweat glands. This tumor is known to arise in bare skin areas, but more rarely appeared in head and neck region. A 54-year-old female presented with a mass on the retroauricular aspect of the left auricle. There was a soft, protruding, and purple-colored, solitary mass of about 1.0×1.0 cm in size. After authors performed an excisional biopsy, eccrine poroma was confirmed histopathologically. Thus, we report a rare case of eccrine poroma of the ear with the review of literature.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)151-152
Number of pages2
JournalKorean Journal of Audiology
Volume18
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Sensory Systems
  • Speech and Hearing

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