Michael Ioffreda, Author at Oncology Nurse Advisor

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Eccrine Spiradenoma (Spirodenoma)

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Characteristic findings on physical examination Spiradenoma presents as a skin-colored, blue, or pink nodule located most commonly on the upper trunk or extremities (Figure 1). The nodule is well demarcated and has a spongy or cystic feel. It is usually less than 1 cm in size; however, they can…

Angiofibroma

Are You Confident of the Diagnosis? Fibrous papule (aka solitary angiofibroma) is a common benign skin growth. As a solitary lesion, there are no associated systemic implications. When multiple angiofibromas are seen in an individual, particularly clustered over the central face, the differential diagnosis should include the tuberous sclerosis complex, and appropriate evaluation should ensue…

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