HISTOPATHOLOGICAL SPECTRUM OF SKIN ADNEXAL NEOPLASMS AT MAYO HOSPITAL, LAHORE
Objective: To find out the frequency of benign and malignant skin adnexal neoplasms.
Study design: Descriptive study.
Materials and methods: It is a descriptive study in which we studied all cases of skin adnexal tumors that are registered in Mayo hospital over the period of six months. Tumors were evaluated according to the type and site , age and gender of the patient. The tumors are classified by WHO classification. Data collected was analyzed using SPSS Version 21 for statistical analysis.
Results: 45 skin adnexal tumors were studied in which, 40 (88.9%) were benign and 5 (11.1%) were malignant.
Conclusion: Skin adnexal tumors are comparatively uncommon lesions. Benign neoplasms are more frequent than malignant.