Staining with carcinoembryonic antigen, cluster designation 15, and periodic acid-Schiff (with and without diastase) showed strong apical positivity, which has been reported in normal apocrine glands
The etiology of hidradenitis suppurativa is unknown but appears to involve bacterial infection in the apocrine glands
and starts as a single inflamed follicle that spreads secondarily through the sinus tracts.
92) Initially thought to be derived from the apocrine glands
, (72) subsequent reports suggest hidradenoma papilliferum (and tubular adenoma) to be derived from anogenital mammary like glands.
And when sweat, especially from the apocrine glands
, mixes with bacteria on the skin surface, the byproduct is body odor.
Aerobic exercise stimulates the apocrine glands
, which produce pheromones, the natural aromatic chemicals which attract the opposite sex.
Luckily for the cosmetics industry, during puberty our apocrine glands
start excreting a variety of sweat that stink-inducing bacteria love.
Mature adipose tissue, fibrous tissue, and a few apocrine glands
were also present.
The sweat from apocrine glands
contains proteins and fatty acids which make it thick and give it a milky or yellowish colour.
These are divided into two main types: the Eccrine glands - mostly concentrated around the palms of our hands and the soles of our feet - and the Apocrine glands
which are found on the hairiest areas of your skin, particularly the armpits,'' says Dr.
Two types of gland produce sweat, the eccrine and the apocrine glands
Histopathologic study identified a papillomatous hyperplasia of the hyperkeratotic surface epithelium and a large number of underlying mature sebaceous glands, keratin-filled infundibula, small hair structures, and deep apocrine glands
It has been proposed that these tumors arise from the ceruminous glands, which are modified apocrine glands
with some eccrine functions.