Eyelid Eccrine Poroma: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Enrique Mencía-Gutiérrez, Carmen Navarro-Perea, Esperanza Gutiérrez-Díaz, María Cámara-Jurado, Álvaro Bengoa-González
Curēus 2020 June 29, 12 (6): e8906
Poroma is a rare benign tumor of the epidermal sweat duct unit with predilection for the head and neck. Only six cases with eyelid location have been described in the literature (PubMed). A 34-year-old male presented with a single tumor on the left upper eyelid. It was skin-colored, nodular, solid, tender with some telangiectatic vessels, and showed no ulcerated lesion. Clinical diagnosis was basal cell carcinoma. This type of lesion can mimic a malignancy. Complete excisional biopsy revealed features consistent with eccrine poroma. After three year of follow up, no recurrence was observed. The authors reviewed all the cases reported in the literature and made a summary comparing them.

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