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Anetodermic pilomatricoma: clinical, histopathologic, and sonographic findings

  • Author(s): Vázquez-Osorio, Igor;
  • García, Susana Mallo;
  • Rodríguez-Díaz, Eloy;
  • Gonzalvo-Rodríguez, Pablo
  • et al.

Pilomatricoma is a benign cutaneous tumor originatingfrom hair matrix cells. Anetodermic changes inthe skin overlying pilomatricomas are sometimesreported, although their precise mechanisms remainunknown. We present an unusual case of anetodermicpilomatricoma on the upper extremity of a 17-yearoldboy and report its clinical, histopathologic, andsonographic findings.

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