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World J Clin Cases. Oct 16, 2022; 10(29): 10708-10712
Published online Oct 16, 2022. doi: 10.12998/wjcc.v10.i29.10708
Chondroid syringoma of the lower back simulating lipoma: A case report
Qiu-Feng Huang, Yong Shao, Bo Yu, Xiao-Ping Hu
Qiu-Feng Huang, Bo Yu, Xiao-Ping Hu, Department of Dermatology, Peking University Shenzhen Hospital, Shenzhen 518035, Guangdong Province, China
Yong Shao, Shenzhen Peking University-The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Medical Center, Biomedical Research Institute, Shenzhen 518035, Guangdong Province, China
Author contributions: Huang QF contributed to the drafting and revision of the manuscript; Shao Y contributed to the conception and designed the work that led to the submission, acquired the data, and played an important role in interpreting the results; Yu B contributed to approval of the final version; Hu XP contributed to analysis with constructive discussions.
Supported by Shenzhen Sanming Project, No. SZSM201812059; and Shenzhen Key Medical Discipline Construction Fund, No. SZXK040.
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Corresponding author: Xiao-Ping Hu, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Peking University Shenzhen Hospital, No. 1120 Lianhua Road, Futian District, Shenzhen 518035, Guangdong Province, China.
Received: May 9, 2022
Peer-review started: May 9, 2022
First decision: May 30, 2022
Revised: June 10, 2022
Accepted: September 6, 2022
Article in press: September 6, 2022
Published online: October 16, 2022
Core Tip

Core Tip: Chondroid syringoma (CS) is a rare tumor of the apocrine or eccrine glands. It usually occurs in the nose and surrounding areas, and it is rare in the lower back. It usually presents as a well-circumscribed, slow-growing, and single subcutaneous masses. It is easy to clinically misdiagnose CS as lipoma, but histopathological examination is helpful for the diagnosis and treatment of this disease. In our case, combined with the patient’s present illness, dermatological examination, and histopathology, the patient was diagnosed with CS. After surgical resection, no recurrence was found in follow-up visits.