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Pilomatricoma

Introduction: Pilomatricoma

Description of Pilomatricoma

Pilomatricoma (medical condition): A slow-growing, benign skin tumor which appears as a hard lump...more »

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Pilomatricoma: 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)
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Pilomatricoma: Related Topics

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Pilomatricoma: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Pilomatricoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Pilomatricoma, or a subtype of Pilomatricoma, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Pilomatricoma as a Disease

Pilomatricoma: Another name for Pilomatrixoma (or close medical condition association).
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Pilomatricoma: Related Diseases

Pilomatricoma: Pilomatricoma is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Pilomatricoma (Pilomatrixoma)

Some of the symptoms of Pilomatricoma incude:

  • Firm skin lump

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