Trichilemmoma

Last Updated: 2019-08-26

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Headington 1962

Benign hair follicle tumor. In the case of multiple occurrence, an occurrence in the context of Cowden's syndrome must be considered.

Erythematic to skin-coloured, sharply defined, hyperkeratotic verrucous papules.

Clinic

Biopsy

Excision.

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