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Trichilemmoma Differential Diagnoses

  • Author: William P Baugh, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
 
Updated: Jul 24, 2014
 
 
 
Contributor Information and Disclosures
Author

William P Baugh, MD Assistant Clinical Professor of Dermatology, Western University of Health Sciences; Medical Director, Full Spectrum Dermatology; Consulting Staff, Department of Dermatology, St Jude Medical Center

William P Baugh, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery, Christian Medical and Dental Associations

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Coauthor(s)

David Barnette, Jr, MD Voluntary Associate Clinical Professor, University of California San Diego School of Medicine

David Barnette, Jr, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatopathology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

James H Kerr, MD Former Head (Retired), Department of Dermatology, Naval Medical Center at San Diego

James H Kerr, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, Pacific Dermatologic Association

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Walter D Kucaba, DO Private Family Practice, Simpsonville, South Carolina

Walter D Kucaba, DO is a member of the following medical societies: Aerospace Medical Association, American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Cynthia L Chen, DO, DO Intern, Pacific Hospital of Long Beach, California

Cynthia L Chen, DO, DO is a member of the following medical societies: American Osteopathic Association, California Medical Association, American Osteopathic College of Dermatology, Los Angeles County Medical Association

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Specialty Editor Board

Richard P Vinson, MD Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Dermatology, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L Foster School of Medicine; Consulting Staff, Mountain View Dermatology, PA

Richard P Vinson, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, Texas Medical Association, Association of Military Dermatologists, Texas Dermatological Society

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Edward F Chan, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

Edward F Chan, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, American Society of Dermatopathology, Society for Investigative Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Chief Editor

Dirk M Elston, MD Professor and Chairman, Department of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina College of Medicine

Dirk M Elston, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

Additional Contributors

David P Fivenson, MD Associate Director, St Joseph Mercy Hospital Dermatology Program, Ann Arbor, Michigan

David P Fivenson, MD is a member of the following medical societies: American Academy of Dermatology, Michigan State Medical Society, Society for Investigative Dermatology, Photomedicine Society, Wound Healing Society, Michigan Dermatological Society, Medical Dermatology Society

Disclosure: Nothing to disclose.

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A patient with trichilemmoma papules on the face.
Low-power histologic view of a trichilemmoma.
Mid-power histologic view of a trichilemmoma.
Low-power histologic view of a desmoplastic trichilemmoma.
High-power histologic view of a desmoplastic trichilemmoma.
Tumor of the follicular infundibulum.
Clinical image of the face of a patient with Cowden syndrome.
Clinical image of the oral mucosa of a patient with Cowden syndrome.
Clinical image of palmar keratoses in a patient with Cowden syndrome.
Clinical image of sclerotic fibroma in a patient with Cowden syndrome.
Clinical image of multiple trichilemmomas in a patient with Cowden syndrome.
 
 
 
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