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January 1991

Familial Multiple Desmoplastic Trichoepitheliomas

Author Affiliations

From the Departments of Dermatology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn (Dr Shapiro) and New York University, New York, NY (Dr Kopf).

Arch Dermatol. 1991;127(1):83-87. doi:10.1001/archderm.1991.01680010093015

• A kindred with familial multiple desmoplastic trichoepitheliomas is described. Desmoplastic trichoepitheliomas should be added to the group of lesions that indicate an inherited pattern when they occur as multiple primary tumors. The implications for nosologic status and treatment of desmoplastic trichoepitheliomas are considered.

(Arch Dermatol. 1991;127:83-87)