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Multiple pilomatricomas: case presentation and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20409409     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Pilomatricomas are the most common superficial pediatric tumor and current literature demonstrates that they can be diagnosed clinically. Excisional biopsy is recommended for diagnosis and curative treatment. Because the recurrence rate after excision is low, pilomatrical carcinoma should be considered in the case of local recurrence. Multiple pilomatricomas, on the other hand, are rare. They have been associated with various syndromes, of which myotonic dystrophy has been the most described. We present a patient with multiple pilomatricomas in an otherwise well 13-year-old girl and our management of her in relation to current literature.
Joel Juin-Li Chan; Hong Liang Tey
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-04-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dermatology online journal     Volume:  16     ISSN:  1087-2108     ISO Abbreviation:  Dermatol. Online J.     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-22     Completed Date:  2010-07-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9610776     Medline TA:  Dermatol Online J     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  2     Citation Subset:  IM    
School of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Eczema / pathology
Hair Diseases / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Myotonic Dystrophy / diagnosis,  pathology
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Neoplasms, Multiple Primary / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Pilomatrixoma / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery
Skin Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology,  surgery

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