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Article
January 1967

Tricholemmoma of the ScalpCase Report

Author Affiliations

USA; USA; USAR; NAHA CITY, RYUKYU ISLANDS

From the Pathology Department, 406 Medical General Laboratory (Maj Burdick and Capt Brown); the Pathology Service, US Army Hospital, Ryukyu Islands (Lt Col Clearkin); and the Arakaki Clinic, Naha City, Ryukyu Islands (Dr. Arakaki).

Arch Dermatol. 1967;95(1):73-75. doi:10.1001/archderm.1967.01600310079018
Abstract

A slow-growing, subepidermal scalp tumor which was cured by excision, histologically recapitulated the outer hair sheath. The name "tricholemmoma" is considered legitimate for this tumor although similar tumors have been described by many other names. The problem of nomenclature is discussed.

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