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REVIEW ARTICLE

Seven Unique Cases of Chondroid Syringomas Reported in KVG Medical College and Hospital

Sudhir Naik, Sarika S Naik

Keywords : Chondroid syringoma,Excisional biopsy

Citation Information : Naik S, Naik SS. Seven Unique Cases of Chondroid Syringomas Reported in KVG Medical College and Hospital. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2011; 3 (2):102-104.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1064

Published Online: 00-08-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Chondroid syringoma is a rare, benign, skin appendageal tumor. Because of the unremarkable clinical presentation of this rare tumor, the diagnosis is made on microscopic examination. The usual presentation is of an asymptomatic, slowly growing mass, typically located in the head and neck region.

We present seven cases of chondroid syringomas located over the head and neck region of seven patients in the age group between 32 and 56 years.

In the evaluation of a small cutaneous nodule in the head and neck region, chondroid syringoma should also be considered in the differential diagnosis. For such a lesion, excisional biopsy without destroying the esthetic and functional structures is the preferred diagnostic as well as therapeutic approach.


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