An unusual case recently came to my notice in the practice of Dr. Richard L. Sutton Sr.
REPORT OF A CASE
Mrs. W. L. H., a white woman, 45 years of age, a housewife, presented herself complaining of lumps in the skin of her neck. The nodules were grouped on the right side of the neck and scattered in a band extending from the vertebra prominens to the region of the sternoclavicular articulation (fig. 1). They had been present since childhood, and were slowly enlarging. A few new ones were appearing as flattened ovoid tumors about 2 mm. in diameter. The only symptom was slight tenderness on pressure, and the reasons for requesting examination were that new lesions were appearing and that the condition was unsightly.On examination the lesions were found to be relatively soft and elastic, and not palpably cystic. They were rounded and apparently encapsulated, discrete
SUTTON RL. A RARE SWEAT GLAND TUMOR: SYRINGOCYSTADENOMA NODULARIS. Arch Derm Syphilol. 1934;30(2):195–206. doi:10.1001/archderm.1934.01460140021004
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