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Eccrine Mucinous Carcinoma
Review Articles from PubMed
Mucinous eccrine carcinoma is a rare entity that most commonly affects the head and neck. Due to its low frequency of occurrence, review of its etiology, histopathology, and treatment strategies is beneficial to all clinicians who may encounter similar appearing masses.
Editorials from PubMed
Research Articles from PubMed
Mucinous eccrine carcinoma (MEC) is a rare skin cancer of sweat gland origin with a high rate of recurrence. The most common sites are head and neck, with 40% of cancers found on the eyelid. The clinical appearance and differential diagnosis of MEC are highly varied, but histologically ...
Mucinous eccrine carcinoma (MEC) is a rare but distinct type of sweat gland tumor. MECs tend to recur locally, and their spread to distant organs is very uncommon. This article describes the first case of MEC metastasizing to the brain and the spine.