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Nodular Hidradenoma Breast—a Rare Case Report with Review of Literature

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Nodular hidradenoma is a rare and very slow-growing tumor of the sweat gland; it is also known as clear cell hidradenoma/clear cell myoepithelioma, or eccrine acrospiroma. Due to the cystic nature of the neoplasm, it can masquerade as a cystic lesion. We present a case of a middle-aged Asian female who complained of a slightly mobile lump in the left breast. The clinical suspicion of fibroadenoma was made, and the lesion was excised. The histopathological features were of nodular hidradenoma. The 3-year follow-up was uneventful. Nodular hidradenoma is rare in the breast and lacks characteristic clinical and radiological features. They share similar features as reported elsewhere in the body. Therefore, the final diagnosis is mainly made only after the histopathological examination.

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Jyotsna Naresh Bharti: manuscript writing, editing, reporting of case, and providing of images. Naveen Sharma: manuscript proofreading/editing. Satya Prakash Meena: operating surgeon, concept, and literature search. Taruna Yadav: reporting radiology.

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Bharti, J.N., Sharma, N., Meena, S.P. et al. Nodular Hidradenoma Breast—a Rare Case Report with Review of Literature. SN Compr. Clin. Med. 5, 131 (2023).

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