Chondroid syringoma of the scalp: a rare skin adnexal tumor

Kuladeepa Ananda Vaidya, Raghunath Prabhu, Neha Kumar, Sakshi Sadhu


Chondroid syringoma is a rare skin adnexal tumor constituting 0.01% to 0.1% of all primary skin tumors. Herein we report a case of benign chondroid syringoma in a 47-year-old male patient presenting with an asymptomatic, solitary swelling on the scalp. Fineneedle aspiration cytology of the lesion suggested a possibility of skin adnexal tumor. Wide excision of the tumor was performed and histopathology revealed components of both epithelial and mesenchymal origin resembling pleomorphic adenoma of salivary gland.


Chondroid syringoma, skin, adnexal tumour, benign

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