Benign, adnexal skin tumor derived from hair matrix cells
Slow-growing, hard, typically solitary nodule found in the dermis/subcutaneous layer of the skin
Most commonly occurs on the h...
Some patients may complain of mild tenderness or pain secondary to palpation, pruritus, or inflammation.
Most frequently located on the head and neck (...
Treatment of choice is simple excision with minimal margins.
Pilomatricomas do not spontaneously regress; however, perforating pilomatricomas may extrude spontaneously.
Skin grafts may be nece...
D23.9 Other benign neoplasm of skin, unspecified
D23.30 Other benign neoplasm of skin of unspecified part of face
D23.4 Other benign neoplasm of skin of scalp and neck
D23.39 Other benign neop...
Pilomatricoma is a benign, relatively infrequent, slow-growing, adnexal skin tumor.
Most frequently reported in children and young adults
Typically appears as a solitary, firm, asymptoma...
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