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A brief review of different types of sweat-gland carcinomas in the eyelid and orbit
Received 7 December 2012
Accepted for publication 17 February 2013
Published 9 April 2013 Volume 2013:6 Pages 331—340
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Leilei Zhang, Shengfang Ge, Xianqun Fan
Department of Ophthalmology, Ninth People’s Hospital, Shanghai, People’s Republic of China
Abstract: Sweat-gland carcinoma is a rare cutaneous appendage malignant tumor. Primary sweat-gland cancer can arise in the eyelid and orbit and is extremely rare. It has been classified into different types, and is usually locally recurrent after surgery. The tumors also appear in the orbit, which is characterized by metastasis. Therefore, great attention should be paid to the development of sweat-gland carcinomas. Specifically, our report briefly reviews the types of sweat-gland carcinomas that occur in the eyelid and orbit according to pathological classifications.
Keywords: spiroma, syringomatous carcinoma, mucinous eccrine carcinoma, clear-cell eccrine gland carcinoma, eccrine porocarcinoma, orbit
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