fibrofolliculoma

fi·bro·fol·lic·u·lo·ma

(fī'brō-fŏ-lik'yū-lō'mă),
Small papular hamartomas of the fibrous sheath of the hair follicle, with solid extensions of the epithelium of the follicular infundibulum; multiple fibrofolliculomas may be familial.

fibrofolliculoma

/fi·bro·fol·lic·u·lo·ma/ (-fah-lik″-u-lo´mah) a benign tumor of the perifollicular connective tissue, occurring as one or more yellowish dome-shaped papules, usually on the face.

fibrofolliculoma

[-folik′yəlō′mə]
a benign tumor derived from the dermal part of a hair follicle. It may appear as a dome-shaped yellowish papule on the skin, accompanied by strands of follicular epithelium.
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This includes the ocular and central nervous system hemangioblastomas, pheochromocytomas, or pancreatic tumors indicative of Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome and the fibrofolliculomas or pulmonary cysts often seen in Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome.
This condition is associated with kidney cancer and is marked by benign fibrofolliculomas and trichodiscomas that most often occur on the head and neck.
The other context in which hybrid tumors are frequently encountered is in patients with Birt-HoggDube (BHD) syndrome, an autosomal-dominant genodermatosis, characterized by fibrofolliculomas, lung cysts, and multifocal renal tumors that include hybrid tumors, ChRCC, clear cell RCC, papillary RCC, and RO.
Birt-Hogg-Dube (BHD) syndrome is a rare condition inherited in an autosomal-dominant fashion and characterized by unique skin lesions (multiple fibrofolliculomas, trichodiscomas, and acrochordons) and associated internal organ lesions, such as intestinal polyps, renal and lung cysts, and medullary thyroid carcinoma in the original description.