trichoepithelioma

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trichoepithelioma

 [trik″o-ep″ĭ-the´leo´-mah]
a benign skin tumor originating in the follicles of the lanugo; it may occur as an inherited condition marked by multiple tumors (trichoepithelioma papillosum multiplex). Called also epithelioma adenoides cysticum.
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trich·o·ep·i·the·li·o·ma

(trik'ō-ep'i-thē'lē-ō'mă), [MIM*132700]
Multiple small benign nodules, occurring mostly on the skin of the face, derived from basal cells of hair follicles enclosing small keratin cysts; autosomal dominant inheritance.
[tricho- + epithelioma]
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trich·o·ep·i·the·li·o·ma

(trik'ō-ep'i-thē'lē-ō'mă)
Any of numerous small benign nodules, occurring mostly on the skin of the face, derived from basal cells of hair follicles enclosing small keratin cysts.
Synonym(s): Brooke tumor.
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Brooke,

Henry Ambrose Grundy, English dermatologist, 1854-1919.
Brooke disease - (1) multiple small benign nodules, occurring mostly on the skin of the face, derived from basal cells of hair follicles enclosing small keratin cysts. Synonym(s): Ancell-Spiegler cylindroma; Ancell-Spiegler syndrome; Ancell syndrome; Brooke epithelioma; Brooke-Fordyce disease; Brooke-Fordyce trichoepithelioma; Brooke-Spiegler phatomatosis; Brooke tumor; trichoepithelioma - (2) a rare condition simulating keratosis follicularis. Synonym(s): Morrow-Brooke syndrome
Brooke epithelioma - Synonym(s): Brooke disease (1)
Brooke-Fordyce disease - Synonym(s): Brooke disease (1)
Brooke-Fordyce trichoepithelioma - Synonym(s): Brooke disease (1)
Brooke tumor - Synonym(s): Brooke disease (1)
Morrow-Brooke syndrome - Synonym(s): Brooke disease (2)
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trich·o·ep·i·the·li·o·ma

(trik'ō-ep'i-thē'lē-ō'mă) [MIM*132700]
Any of numerous small benign nodules, occurring mostly on the face, derived from basal cells of hair follicles enclosing small keratin cysts.
Synonym(s): Brooke tumor.
[tricho- + epithelioma]
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