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Giant Solitary Nodular Trichoepithelioma: A Case Report and Review of Literature

Sunder Goyal, Nanak Mahajan, Monika Garg, Snigdha Goyal
2012 Archives of Clinical and Experimental Surgery  
A giant solitary nodular trichoepithelioma (GST) is a rare trichogenic tumor, which may present as a pigmented lesion. A 45-year-old female was diagnosed as having a giant solitary nodular trichoepithelioma on her right forearm. About 11 cases have been reported in literature. Our case is the 2nd largest of all reported cases and, so far, GST of the forearm has not been reported in literature. The recognition of GST is important because of its close resemblance to basal cell carcinoma and other
more » ... carcinoma and other skin adnexal tumors, both clinically and histopathologically.
doi:10.5455/aces.20120217045444 fatcat:sywjihk3vzhzxlh7yhdzlvxjyu