Proliferating trichilemmal cyst

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Proliferating trichilemmal cyst
Proliferating tricholemmal (pilar) cyst
Classification and external resources
ICD-10 L72.1
Orphanet 492

Proliferating trichilemmal cysts (also known as a "Pilar tumor", "Proliferating follicular cystic neoplasm", "Proliferating pilar tumor", and "Proliferating trichilemmal tumor"[1]) are a cutaneous condition characterized by proliferations of squamous cells forming scroll-like structures.[1][2]:678

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  1. ^ a b 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.