Familial eruptive syringoma in a Nigerian girl

  • P. Ibekwe
  • Clinical and Experimental Dermatology, October 2015, Wiley
  • DOI: 10.1111/ced.12766

multiple skin colored papules in a Nigerian girl

Photo by Clodagh Da Paixao on Unsplash

Photo by Clodagh Da Paixao on Unsplash

What is it about?

Syringoma are papules commonly around the eyes that usually do not have symptoms but occasionally, can itch when the patient is sweaty and hot. It is unusual to have it affecting most parts of the body at once as is reported in this case

Why is it important?

We reported this case to show the other ways syringoma can present in our environment


Dr Perpetua Uchechi Ibekwe
University of Abuja Teaching Hospital

Writing this article was a good learning point for the authors

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The following have contributed to this page: Dr Perpetua Uchechi Ibekwe