J Korean Soc Surg Hand.  2013 Sep;18(3):143-146. 10.12790/jkssh.2013.18.3.143.

Nodular Hidradenoma on the Fourth Finger

  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gunsan Medical Center, Wonkwang University Hospital, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Gunsan, Korea. bhinder@wonkwang.ac.kr
  • 2Department of Pathology, Gunsan Medical Center, Wonkwang University Hospital, Wonkwang University School of Medicine, Gunsan, Korea.


Nodular hidadenoma is known as an eccrine sweat gland origin that arises in the skin and occurs as a solitary tumor in most cases. Although it is not uncommon, it is rarely occurs in the hand. We report a case of nodular hidadenoma of the fourth finger with a brief review of the literatures.


Nodular hidadenoma; Finger

MeSH Terms

Sweat Glands


  • Fig. 1. (A) A nontender, firm mass on the dorsum of the left ring finger is presented. (B) The mass is well circumscribed and located in the subcutaneous fat without adherence, and have yellow and dark-red color.

  • Fig. 2. (A) Tumor show lobular mass with eosinophilic hyalinized stroma. The tumor contains polyhedral cells with basophilic cytoplasm and clear cytoplasm (H&E, × 200). (B) The wide cystic space is lined by a single row of luminal cells and contains a faintly eosinophilic, homogenous material (H&E, × 100).

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