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Mucinous Eccrine Nevus: An Unusual Lesion in a Child


Address correspondence to Beatriz Llombart, M.D., Servicio de Dermatología, Hospital Clínico Universitario, Blasco Ibañez 17, 46010 Valencia, Spain.


Abstract: Mucinous eccrine nevus has been described as a variant of eccrine nevus. Only one instance of this variant, diagnosed in a 47-year-old woman, has been reported. We report a 2-year-old girl who had two 1 cm, asymptomatic, brownish nodules. Histologic analysis revealed a dermal lobulated proliferation of eccrine structures surrounded by a prominent mucinous stroma. This is thus, to the best of our knowledge, the first case of this extremely rare entity in a child.

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