pilomatricoma


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pilomatricoma

 [pi″lo-ma-trĭ-ko´mah]
a solitary benign calcifying tumor of hair follicle origin manifested as a sharply circumscribed, firm, intracutaneous nodule, usually on the face, neck, or upper limb and presenting before age 20. Histological features include a fibrous stroma surrounding nests of basophilic cells and ghost, or shadow, cells.

pilomatricoma

pilomatrixoma.
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Given their mitotically active profile and accelerated growth pattern, complete excision of proliferative pilomatricomas in the elderly should be considered sooner than later, thereby avoiding the potential morbidity associated with large resections.
Pilomatricoma with bullous appearance: a case report and review of literature.
Malignant pilomatricoma (MPM) is the rare malignant counterpart, and as of 2014, only 80 cases were reported in the literature.
Pilomatricoma is a painless, firm, slow-growing, benign skin neoplasm that derives from hair follicle matrix cells.
The findings were considered consistent with a pilomatricoma on re-examination.
Histopathological analysis of the specimens showed features of pilomatricoma.
Bone morphogenetic protein-mediated type II collagen expression in pilomatricoma and cutaneous mixed tumor.
Histologically, pilomatricoma is a well-circumscribed, dermal-based tumor, consisting of multiple lobules, and shows hair matrix differentiation.
Pilomatricoma (PM) is an asymptomatic, slowly growing, benign skin tumour originating from primitive cells of the hair matrix and hair shaft and appears mostly on the head, neck, and the upper extremities.
Initially a differential diagnosis of hemangioma or pilomatricoma was clinically made.
10,14] Chondroid syringoma may be confused clinically with epidermal cyst, dermatofibroma, pilomatricoma, neurofibroma, histiocytoma, seborrheic keratosis, calcifying epithelioma and basal cell carcinoma.
In this review, we also identified several benign entities that have not been previously reported on the vulva, to our knowledge, namely, pilomatricoma, poroma, spiradenoma, and sebaceoma.