Trichilemmal carcinoma

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Trichilemmal carcinoma
Classification and external resources
Specialty oncology, dermatology
ICD-10 C44 (ILDS C44.L47)

Trichilemmal carcinoma (also known as "tricholemmal carcinoma") is a cutaneous condition reported to arise on sun-exposed areas, most commonly the face and ears.[1]:674

See also[edit]

A similar tumor, although in the nail bed, is called onycholemmal.[2][3]


  1. ^ 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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  3. ^ Onycholemmal carcinoma. Rashid RM, Cutlan JE. Dermatol Online J. 2010 Mar 15;16(3):12.