A thorn defends the rose, harming only those who would steal the blossom. Chinese Proverb
Sporotrichosis also known Rose Gardner’s Disease or Rose Thorn Disease, is a subacute or chronic disease caused by the dimorphic fungus Sporothrix schenckii.
Hidradenocarcinoma is a rare malignant adnexal tumour which has been reported most frequently on the head , neck and extremities.
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Hyaline fibromatosis syndrome is the current name for clinical manifestations of diseases previously known as “infantile systemic hyalinosis” and “juvenile hyaline fibromatosis”.
Infantile systemic hyalinosis and juvenile hyaline fibromatosis are very rare recessive autosomal hereditary diseases that arise from mutation of gene ANTXR2 (anthrax toxin receptor-2), also known as gene CMG2 (capillary morphogenesis gene2), located in chromosome 4q21.
Follicular mucinosis is a rare inflammatory disorder of the skin characterized histologically by accumulation of mucin in the follicular epithelium.
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Pleomorphic hyalinizing angiectatic tumors (PHATs) are non-metastasizing soft-tissue tumors of uncertain lineage occurring within the superficial subcutaneous tissues and muscles .
Presents in adults between the ages of 10 and 83 years (median age of 51 years), PHATs are more commonly observed in females than in males.
The majority of affected patients present with slowly-growing, painless masses, most commonly involving the lower extremities.
Rarer tumor sites include the arm, chest wall, axilla, popliteal fossa, buttocks, inguinal region, perineum, buccal mucosa and breast.
SUZUKI K, YASUDA T, HORI T, et al. Pleomorphic hyalinizing angiectatic tumor arising in the thigh: A case report. Oncology Letters. 2014;7(4):1249-1252. doi:10.3892/ol.2014.1883.