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Trichoepithelioma (desmoplastic)

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A desmoplastic trichoepithelioma is a rare form of epithelial tumour. Females are more often affected. It usually arises on the adult face as a solitary, woody depression. There may be raised margin. White cysts representing keratin-filled lacunae may be visible.

Treatment is by excision.

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