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Trichilemmal carcinoma
Dermatology Publications and Presentations
  • Elizabeth M. Billingsley, Hershey Medical Center
  • Thomas A. Davidowski, Hershey Medical Center
  • Mary E. Maloney, University of Massachusetts Medical School
UMMS Affiliation
Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology
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Cell Transformation, Neoplastic; Ear Diseases; Ear Neoplasms; Ear, External; Humans; Keratosis; Male; Middle Aged; Mohs Surgery; Neoplasms, Basal Cell; Skin Neoplasms

Trichilemmal carcinoma is an uncommon cutaneous neoplasm that occurs in sun-exposed areas of older persons. It is thought to be related to the external root sheath of the hair follicle and to be the malignant counterpart of a trichilemmoma. We describe a case of trichilemmal carcinoma treated with Mohs micrographic surgery.

DOI of Published Version

J Am Acad Dermatol. 1997 Jan;36(1):107-9. doi:10.1016/S0190-9622(97)70339-6


At the time of publication, Mary E. Maloney was not yet affiliated with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

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Elizabeth M. Billingsley, Thomas A. Davidowski and Mary E. Maloney. "Trichilemmal carcinoma" Vol. 36 Iss. 1 (1997) ISSN: 0190-9622 (Linking)
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