Giant Vascular Eccrine Spiradenoma (GVES) is a rare variant of Eccrine
Spiradenoma (ES), a tumor that develops from the sweat gland. It differs from
Eccrine Spiradenoma in its larger size and vascularity as well as propensity
for bleeding and ulceration, which may cause a clinical misdiagnosis of
vascular lesion or malignant tumor. All previously reported cases in English
literature have been in older adults and the elderly, age range being from 49
to 84 years. Here a rare case of GVES in a young male presenting as a cutaneous
chest wall lesion with bleeding, which was initially diagnosed as a vascular
lesion clinically as well as on histopathology is reported.
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