Proliferating trichilemmal cyst

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Proliferating trichilemmal cyst
Other names: Proliferating pilar cyst [1]
Proliferating tricholemmal (pilar) cyst

Proliferating trichilemmal cysts (also known as a "Pilar tumor", "Proliferating follicular cystic neoplasm", "Proliferating pilar tumor", and "Proliferating trichilemmal tumor"[2]) are a cutaneous condition characterized by proliferations of squamous cells forming scroll-like structures.[2][3]: 678 

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  1. "Proliferating trichilemmal cyst | Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD) – an NCATS Program". Archived from the original on 29 August 2021. Retrieved 16 May 2019.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0.
  3. James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0.

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