Case Report Trichilemmal Carcinoma of the Scalp

Talha Ahmed, Jayarama Shenoy, Ashfaque Mohammed, Shabin Fahad, Bichu Joseph Maliakal, Manmohan Singh Rajput

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Abstract

Trichilemmal carcinoma is a rare hair follicle tumour which develops from the outer root sheath of the hair follicle. It is thought to occur from a malignant transformation of a benign Trichilemmoma and is usually found on sun-exposed areas such face, ears, scalp of elderly women. It is a low-grade tumour with low metastatic potential. We present the case of an elderly female patient with low grade Trichilemmal carcinoma of the scalp with cervical lymph node which was clinically and histopathologically proven to be insignifican

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-3
Number of pages3
JournalOnline Journal of Health and Allied Sciences
Volume19
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 04-2020

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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