Cowden, Rachel

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Cowden,

Rachel, the first patient to be described with this condition in 1963.
Cowden syndrome - an autosomal dominant syndrome characterized by multiple trichilemmomas occurring around the mouth, nose, and ears.
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CS was first described in 1963 by Lloyd and Dennis referring to their 20-year-old patient who died of breast cancer, Rachel Cowden, after whom the syndrome was named [2-6].