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Post-Auricular malignant nodular hidradenoma in a young female – A Rare Case Report

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Author Details: Ranjan Agarwal, Parbodh Kumar, Abhinav Srivastava

Volume : 4

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2394-6792

Print ISSN : 2394-6784

Article First Page : 333

Article End Page : 335


Malignant nodular hidradenoma is a rare eccrine sweat gland tumour with the commonest site being the head and neck region followed by the extremities. It is seen mainly in the sixth decade of life with a slight male preponderance. The usual manifestation is that of a solitary, slow-growing painless papule or nodule. These tumours have been reported to have a high local recurrence rate.
We present a rare case of malignant nodular hidradenoma in a young female occurring in the post-auricular area.

Malignant Nodular Hidradenoma, Young female, Post-auricular