Proliferating trichilemmal tumours.

R. Naik, S. Bharathi, B. M. Bai

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Twelve cases of a peculiar, relatively uncommon, benign but locally invasive proliferating trichilemmal tumours are reported. The origin of these tumour appears to be outer root sheath of hair. In order to avoid an erroneous diagnosis of squamous cell carcinoma, an adequate knowledge of these tumours is necessary.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)175-178
Number of pages4
JournalIndian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-1990
Externally publishedYes


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Microbiology (medical)

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Naik, R., Bharathi, S., & Bai, B. M. (1990). Proliferating trichilemmal tumours. Indian Journal of Pathology and Microbiology, 33(2), 175-178.