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Trichofolliculoma: a rare variant of hair follicle hamartoma

  • Author(s): Gokalp, Hilal;
  • Gurer, Mehmet Ali;
  • Alan, Saadet
  • et al.
Abstract

Trichofolliculoma is a rare hair follicle hamartoma, which is often regarded as a hair follicle tumor. Mostly, it presents as a papule or nodule, involving the skin of the face and scalp area. A central, dilated keratin plugged ostium with vellus hair(s) is often present. We report a 19-year-old woman with typical clinical and histopathological findings of trichofolliculoma.

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