A skin tumor composed of fibrous tissue intersected by thin anastomosing bands of basal cells of the epidermis, enclosing keratin cysts; may give rise to basal cell carcinoma of the nodular type.
Synonym(s): Pinkus tumor
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Pinkus tumorFibroepithelioma A polypoid variant of BCC, commonly located on the back. See Basal cell carcinoma.
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