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Pilomatricoma of Pinna: Case Report

Veerasigamani Narendrakumar, VK Sathiya

Keywords : Benign tumor, Case report, Pilomatricoma, Pinna

Citation Information : Narendrakumar V, Sathiya V. Pilomatricoma of Pinna: Case Report. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2023; 15 (1):45-47.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10003-1440

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 16-08-2023

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2023; The Author(s).


Pilomatrixoma, also known as pilomatricoma, is a rare benign appendageal neoplasm of the hair follicle matrix. It usually presents as a superficial, firm mass, commonly found in the head and neck region which may pose a diagnostic challenge as it may resemble other common benign lesions. Pilomatricoma remains to be misdiagnosed and is usually not considered in the differential diagnosis. Two cases of pilomatricoma are reported here due to the rarity of its location.

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