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Vulvar Disease pp 231-232 | Cite as

Mammary-Like Gland Adenoma: Hidradenoma Papilliferum

  • Amanda Selk
  • David Nunns
  • Sandra Ronger Savle
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Abstract

Mammary-like gland adenoma (hidradenoma papilliferum) is a rare benign tumor arising from mammary-like anogenital glands. The etiology is unknown, but these tumors are the most common vulvar adnexal lesion. The lesions are often asymptomatic slow-growing nodules that do not require treatment but should be excised or biopsied if there are concerning features for malignancy.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amanda Selk
    • 1
  • David Nunns
    • 2
  • Sandra Ronger Savle
    • 3
  1. 1.Women’s College Hospital, Mount Sinai Hospital, University of TorontoTorontoCanada
  2. 2.Department of Gynaecological OncologyNottingham University HospitalNottinghamUK
  3. 3.Department of Dermatology and GynecologyLyon 1 University and Centre Hospitalier Lyon Sud, Pierre BéniteLyonFrance

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