A STUDY ON THE CLINICO - HISTOPATHOLOGICAL FEATURES OF PILOMATRICOMA AND ITS MANAGEMENT
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Subha Dhua, Mariappan Natarajan
2015 Journal of Evidence Based Medicine and Healthcare  
Pilomatricoma is commonly a benign neoplasm, which is considered to differentiate towards hair follicular cells particularly the cortex and comprises of basaloid, eosinophilic and shadow cells. It is also described as a sack of infundibular epithelium which is above matrical and supermatrical cells of Pilomatricoma cornifying as shadow cells. It is a slow growing asymptomatic tumor originating from the outer sheath cells of hair follicle. In patients with recurrence for repeat growth of
more » ... t growth of Pilomatricoma, pilomatrix carcinoma may be considered in the differential diagnosis. Clinical presentation and histopathological features of Pilomatricoma are described in this report. Wide local excision is the treatment of choice.
doi:10.18410/jebmh/2015/581 fatcat:hwb3in7cuvedzaao7xmunv5zr4