turban tumor


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Related to turban tumor: cylindroma, turban tumor syndrome

tur·ban tu·mor

multiple cylindromas of the scalp which, when overgrown, may resemble a turban.

turban tumor

[tur′bən]
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.
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Turban tumor

turban tumor

Multiple cutaneous cylindromata that cover the scalp like a turban.
See also: tumor