17Dec 2019


  • Department of Anatomy and Pathology, FMPM - UCAM CHU Mohammed VI, Marrakech - Morocco
  • Department of Dermatology, FMPM - UCAM - CHU Mohammed, VI - Marrakech - Morocco
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The Adnexal skin tumor is one of the most uncommon types of tumors. It could display multiple differentiation such as follicular, eccrine, apocrine, sebaceous and sometimes mixed differentiation; generating a mistaken diagnosis. The world health organization differentiated in 2018, adnexal skin tumor to 2 major subtypes: 21 benign and 15 malignant. A fourteen year retrospective case study was carried in the anatomy-Pathology Laboratory of the University Hospital Mohammed VI in Marrakesh-Morocco; from January 2004 to September 2019. This study aimed to describe the epidemiological and pathological profiles of skin adnexal tumors. Among 97 patients admitted for consultation with a skin mass in different locations, 97 of them were diagnosed with skin adnexal tumors. The epidemiological results displayed a sex ratio of 1.15 with a male predominance 52 cases (53.6%) and 45 cases (46.4%) for women. The anatomy -pathology analysis showed that benign tumors represented 93 of the cases (95.9%) while malignant tumors represented only 4 cases (4.1%): two cases of porocarcinoma and two of sweat gland carcinoma. Tumor differentiation was follicular in 50 cases (51.6%), eccrine / apocrine in 44 cases (45.3%) and sebaceous in 3 cases (3.1%).

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[Maria Dref, Imane Boujguenna, Anass Fakhri, Said Amal and Hanane Rais (2019); EPIDEMIOLOGICAL AND PATHOLOGICAL PROFILE OF SKIN ADNEXAL TUMORS: STUDY OF 97 CASES Int. J. of Adv. Res. 7 (12). 81-86] (ISSN 2320-5407). www.journalijar.com

Maria Dref
FMPM-UCAM-CHU Mohammed, VI-Marrakech-Morocco


Article DOI: 10.21474/IJAR01/10128       DOI URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.21474/IJAR01/10128

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