An unusual presentation of giant pilomatrixoma in an adult patient.

@article{Souto2013AnUP,
  title={An unusual presentation of giant pilomatrixoma in an adult patient.},
  author={Mariam Patr{\'i}cia Auada Souto and Marcus de Medeiros Matsushita and Graziela de Macedo Matsushita and Lu{\'i}s Ricardo Martinh{\~a}o Souto},
  journal={Journal of dermatological case reports},
  year={2013},
  volume={7 2},
  pages={56-9}
}
BACKGROUND Pilomatrixoma (OMIM ID #132600) is a benign cutaneous tumor originating from the pilosebaceous follicle and characterized by the presence of subcutaneous nodules of up to 3.0 cm in diameter, usually on the head, neck and upper extremities. It is most common in the first two decades of life and after the age of 60. MAIN OBSERVATIONS An adult female patient was evaluated, presenting a solid tumoral lesion with erythematous surface and purplish tone, with approximately 7.5 x 5.0 cm in… CONTINUE READING