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any of various organs that synthesize substances needed by the body and release it through ducts or directly into the bloodstream

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Dave, "Eccrine sweat gland carcinoma with metastases," British Journal of Dermatology, vol.
While SOX-10 is known to play an important role in melanocyte development and can be used as a diagnostic marker of malignant melanoma, this protein is less studied in tumors of the apocrine and eccrine sweat glands. Diffuse expression in cylindromas can be considered as a marker of myoepithelial differentiation [35].
Of course, if you've got one of the medical conditions sometimes associated with eccrine sweat glands, you're up against a more serious problem.
ABSTRACT: Eccrine poroma is a benign tumor which arises from the intraepidermal portion of the eccrine sweat glands. 81 year old diabetic grandma worried about her persistently uncontrolled blood sugar owing to a painless mole in the sole of right foot for 2 years.
Thus, glucose starvation at the level of the eccrine sweat gland should probably not be a concern for clinicians working with diabetic populations.
DISCUSSION: Nodular hidradenoma is also known as clear cell myoepithelioma, clear cell hidradenoma, eccrine sweat gland adenoma of clear cell type, solid cystic hidradenoma and eccrine acrospiroma.
(16) They found a statistically significant infrequency of gross cystic disease fluid protein-15 in eccrine sweat gland carcinomas, a paucity of carcinoembryonic antigen in breast cancers, and an absence of estrogen receptor protein in salivary duct carcinomas.
Eccrine hidrocystomas are rare, benign, cystic lesions with a lining that resembles that of the eccrine sweat gland and may be solitary or multiple.
DISCUSSION: Eccrine Porocarcinoma is a rare neoplasm arising from eccrine sweat gland. (1) The incidence is 0.005% to 0.01% of all skin tumours.
Even the eccrine sweat glands that are found across the body, produce the same effect when bacteria is encountered.
Most of them are eccrine sweat glands found in large numbers on the forehead and in the armpits.
Background: Previous studies demonstrate that eccrine sweat glands are innervated by both cholinergic and adrenergic nerves.
Queen V also informs women that the groin has more eccrine sweat glands than any other part of the body, which is why there is often an odor after exercise or a long day.
But there is scarce information present in literature about these changes.14 Increased sweating suggestive of hyperactivity of eccrine sweat glands was seen in our study.
Malignant nodular hidradenoma (MNH), first described as clear cell eccrine carcinoma by Keasbey and Hadley in 1954 (1-3) is an uncommon, highly malignant, primary skin tumor derived from eccrine sweat glands (1-6) accounting for approximately 6% of malignant eccrine tumors.