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To the Editor:—
I am obliged to note the earliest description of the tumor which Pinkus and I described under the title of "The Histogenesis of Nevoid Tumors of the Skin: The Folliculoma—a Hair Follicle Tumor," Arch. Derm. 81:922, 1960, was given by Miescher, Dermatologica 89:193, 1944. Interestingly enough, he called this tumor Trichofolliculoma.The article, incidentally, was in French, which, of course, is not an excuse for overlooking it.
Kligman AM. THE HISTOGENESIS OF NEVOID TUMORS OF THE SKIN. Arch Dermatol. 1961;84(3):512. doi:10.1001/archderm.1961.01580150158036
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