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basal cell carcinoma +   
basosquamous carcinoma 
follicular infundibulum tumor 
pilomatrixoma  
A tumor composed of cells resembling those of the hair matrix, which undergo 'mummification' and may calcify. It is a relatively uncommon tumor, which may occur at any age from infancy. The majority of patients are under 20, and females are affected more than males. The lesion is usually a solitary deep dermal or subcutaneous tumor 3-30 mm in diameter, situated in the head, neck, or upper extremity. (From Rook et al., Textbook of Dermatology, 4th ed, p2401)
Trichilemmoma   
Trichofolliculoma 

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Benign Pilomatricoma ;   Benign Pilomatrixoma ;   Calcifying Epithelioma of Malherbe ;   Epithelioma Calcificans Of Malherbe ;   Malherbe Calcifying Epithelioma ;   PTR ;   Pilomatricoma
Narrow Synonyms: MUTYH-ASSOCIATED POLYPOSIS
Primary IDs: MESH:D018296 ;   RDO:0007169
Alternate IDs: OMIM:132600
Xrefs: GARD:9452
Definition Sources: MESH:D018296

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