A Mole in the Sole: Case Report on Eccrine Poroma
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