Eccrine poroma was first described by Pinkus in 1956.1 Five cases were presented fulfilling the criteria for a tumor of the intraepidermal sweat duct unit. Since that time Dugas et al.2 presented a case in 1957, and Knox and Spiller3 presented two cases in 1958.
We wish to report a case of eccrine poroma associated with Bowen's disease.
Report of a Case
An 83-year-old white woman, confined to her home because of a hip fracture, gave a history of a growth on one of her toes of at least three months' duration. There was a history of a scratch or trauma preceding the growth.On physical examination, there was a granulomatous, pedunculated growth approximately 1 cm. in diameter, located on the lateral surface of the right little toe. The clinical impression was granuloma pyogenicum, but the possibility of melanoma and squamous-cell epithelioma was entertained. The lesion
DARNALL TW, MOPPER C. Eccrine Poroma Associated with Bowen's Disease. Arch Dermatol. 1960;82(4):548–550. doi:10.1001/archderm.1960.01580040066012
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