Trichofolliculoma: A benign hair tumor which looks like a small lump with a tuft of hair growing out of it. The hair is often white and short. They often occur around the nose area.
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Symptoms of Trichofolliculoma
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Definitions of Trichofolliculoma:
Trichofolliculoma is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Trichofolliculoma, or a subtype of Trichofolliculoma,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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