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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 118-120

Eccrine hidrocystoma: A report of two cases with special reference to dermoscopic features

1 Department of Dermatology & STD, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Dermatology & STD, University College of Medical Sciences and Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Pradeep Kumar
Department of Dermatology and STD, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi 110001.
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/JCAS.JCAS_11_20

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Eccrine hidrocystomas (EHs) are benign tumors, which arise as cystic dilatation of the eccrine sweat duct. The lesions of EH have a chronic course with periodic flares in summer months, associated with exacerbation in sweating. Diagnosis is mainly clinical with histopathology being confirmatory. Dermoscopy is a noninvasive tool, which may confirm diagnosis of EH without subjecting the patient to a biopsy. We report two representative cases of EH, with emphasis on dermoscopic features and which well responded to topical botulinum toxin-like peptide.

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