Malignant pilomatricoma

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Malignant pilomatricoma
Classification and external resources
Specialty oncology, dermatology
ICD-10 C44 (ILDS C44.L45)

Malignant pilomatricoma (also known as a "Pilomatrical carcinoma,"[1] and "Pilomatrix carcinoma") is a cutaneous condition characterized by a locally aggressive tumor composed of hair matrix cells.[2]:671[3]

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  1. ^ Rapini, Ronald P.; Bolognia, Jean L.; Jorizzo, Joseph L. (2007). Dermatology: 2-Volume Set. St. Louis: Mosby. ISBN 1-4160-2999-0. 
  2. ^ James, William D.; Berger, Timothy G.; et al. (2006). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology. Saunders Elsevier. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  3. ^ Aherne NJ, Fitzpatrick DA, Gibbons D, Armstrong JG (2008). "Pilomatrix carcinoma presenting as an extra axial mass: clinicopathological features". Diagn Pathol. 3: 47. PMC 2633279Freely accessible. PMID 19040752. doi:10.1186/1746-1596-3-47.