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multiple cylindromas of the scalp which, when overgrown, may resemble a turban.
Etymology: Turk, tulbend, headdress; L, tumor, swelling
a benign neoplasm consisting of pink or maroon nodules that may cover the entire scalp, trunk, and extremities. The growth is familial and often recurs after excision.
Multiple cutaneous cylindromata that cover the scalp like a turban.
See also: tumor