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.

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]

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.

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)

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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The superficial dermis usually contains small keratin-filled cysts; these are a useful clue to the diagnosis but are not specific, as they can also be seen in desmoplastic trichoepithelioma and other entities.
A desmoplastic trichoepithelioma is a variant that has stromal sclerosis on pathology.
However, BerEP4 was found to be unable to distinguish BCC from trichoepithelioma, trichoblastoma, Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC), and basaloid squamous cell carcinoma (bSCC).
Multiple familial trichoepithelioma is a relatively infrequent familial disease.
Fifty-five cases of BCC, 50 cases of SCC, and 20 cases of benign adnexal tumor with follicular differentiation, including 13 cases of trichoepithelioma and 7 other benign adnexal tumors with follicular differentiation comprising trichoblastoma, trichoadenoma, sebaceoma, pilomatricoma, and pilar tumor were retrieved from the archives of the pathology departments of hospitals affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences.
CD10 expression helps to differentiate basal cell carcinoma from trichoepithelioma. J Res Med Sci 2011;16(7):1-7.
The findings were consistent with a trichoepithelioma.
The differential diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma is trichoepithelioma, sebaceoma and microcystic adnexal carcinoma.
Benign, Hair-Germ Tumors (Trichoepithelioma and Trichoblastoma)
Basaloid proliferations described in patients with BDC are basal cell nevi and trichoepithelioma.8
The hair follicle tumors are comprised of trichoepithelioma, trichofolliculoma (sebaceous), pilomatricoma, and proliferating trichilemmal cyst (Figure 2).
Amyloid deposits have been related to other types of cutaneous tumors, including basal cell carcinoma (4-10), syringocystadeno-ma papilliferum (21), or trichoepithelioma (22).