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Eccrine porocarcinoma: A case report and literature review

Author(s): Deniz Arslan | Ali Murat Tatlı | Mükremin Uysal | Muhammet Ali Kaplan

Journal: Journal of Clinical and Experimental Investigations
ISSN 1309-8578

Volume: 4;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 370;
Date: 2013;
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Keywords: Eccrine porocarcinoma | malignant tumor

Eccrine porocarcinoma is a rarely seen malignant tumorof the sweat glands. It is commonly seen in elderly peopleand it tends to involve lower extremities. Surgical excisionis the main therapeutic modality. It may show localrecurrences and systemic metastasis. The effects of chemotherapyand radiotherapy are contradictory. Here, wepresent a case of 90-years-old female patient with eccrineporocarcinoma localized in the axillary area and additionallywe review the existing literature. J Clin Exp Invest2013; 4 (3): 370-373Key words: Eccrine porocarcinoma, malignant tumor
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