Internet Journal of Medical Update - EJOURNAL

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A Mole in the Sole: Case Report on Eccrine Poroma

R N Das, A Ghosh


Eccrine poroma is a benign tumor which arises from the intraepidermal portion of the eccrine sweat glands. 81 year old diabetic grandma worried about her persistently uncontrolled blood sugar owing to a painless mole in the sole of right foot for 2 years. Excisional biopsy revealed a sweat duct benign eccrine poroma. A relationship with
diabetes mellitus could not be clearly established in this case.

Keywords: Eccrine poroma, Diabetes, Mole, Benign tumor, Foot.

Internet Journal of Medical Update Vol. 2 (1) 2007: pp. 32-34
AJOL African Journals Online