A malignant proliferating trichilemmal tumor simulating a squamous cell carcinoma

An 84-year-old man with a 3x3 cm tumor of the nasal dorsum is described. The tumor was surgically removed, reconstruction was with a forehead flap. Histologically the tumor was a malignant proliferating trichilemmal tumor (MPTT). There has been no recurrence or distant spread two years after surgery. MPTT is a rare tumor occurring mainly on the scalp and… CONTINUE READING