Trichilemmoma

Trichilemmoma (also known as `tricholemmoma`) is a benign cutaneous neoplasm that shows differentiation toward cells of the outer root sheath.{rp|673}. The lesion is often seen in the face and neck region. Multifocal occurrence is associated with Cowden syndrome, in which hamartomatous intestinal polyposis is seen in conjunction with multiple tr.....
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trichilemmoma

<tumour> A benign tumour derived from outer root sheath epithelium of a hair follicle, consisting of cells with pale-staining cytoplasm containing glycogen; multiple trichilemmoma's are present on the face in Cowden's disease. ... Synonym: tricholemmoma. ... Origin: trichi-+ G. Lemma, husk, + -oma, tumour ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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trichilemmoma

(trik″ĭ-lәm-o´mә) a benign adnexal tumor of the lower outer root sheath of the hair.
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trichilemmoma

trichilemmoma, tricholemmoma A benign tumor derived from outer root sheath epithelium of a hair follicle, consisting of cells with pale-staining cytoplasm containing glycogen; multiple trichilemmoma's are present on the face in Cowden's disease. Cowden's disease is also known as hypertrichosis and gingival fibromatosis from infancy, it may also be...
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trichilemmoma

Type: Term Pronunciation: trik′i-le-mō′mă Definitions: 1. A benign tumor derived from outer root sheath epithelium of a hair follicle, consisting of cells with pale-staining cytoplasm containing glycogen; multiple trichilemmomas are present on the face in Cowden disease. Synonyms: tricholemmoma
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