International Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

International Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology


International Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
International Journal of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
2019, Vol. 1, Issue 1

Eccrine Porocarcinoma : A New Case


Abdelhafid El Marfi, Ali Krite, Hachem Chafik, Mohammed El Idrissi, Abdelhalim El Ibrahimi, Abdelmajid El Mrini, Kaoutar Laamari, Salma El Kadiri, Samia Mrabat, Zakia Douhi, Sara Elloudi, Hanane Baybay, Mernissi Fatima Zahra


Eccrine porocarcinoma is a rare cutaneous neoplasm arising from the acrosyringium, the intraepidermal portion of sweat glands. Approximately, 20% of cases have local recurrence and 20% develop into metastatic disease, with mortality rates af about 67% seen in cases of lymph node involvement. (1) Due to its rarity, there is currently a paucity of data in the litterature to profile this disease and its diagnosis work up and managment. We report a case of porocacinoma of the leg in a young women.
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