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Trichofolliculoma: Introduction

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. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Trichofolliculoma is available below.

Symptoms of Trichofolliculoma

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Trichofolliculoma?

Trichofolliculoma: Related Patient Stories

Trichofolliculoma: Complications

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Causes of Trichofolliculoma

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Trichofolliculoma: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Trichofolliculoma

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Hair and scalp disorders misdiagnosed in African Americans: A higher than average percentage of misdiagnoses of hair or scalp disorders seem to occur in African Americans. Some of the overlooked hair/ more »

Trichofolliculoma: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Trichofolliculoma

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Trichofolliculoma: Rare Types

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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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