Painful skin tumours

Came across the mneumonic today for the differentials of painful skin tumours: LEND AN EGG

  • Leiomyoma
  • Eccrine spiradenoma
  • Neuroma
  • Dermatofibroma
  • Angiolipoma
  • Neurilemmoma
  • Endometrioma
  • Glomus tumor
  • Granular cell tumour

Reference:

Naverson et al. Painful tumours of the skin: “LEND AN EGG”. J Am Acad Dermato. 1993 Feb;28(2 Pt 2):298-300.

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