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Tumor of follicular infundibulum with unique features.

Haddad N, Oliveira Filho Jd, Reis MJ, Michalany AO, Nasser Kda R, Corbett AM - An Bras Dermatol (2014 Nov-Dec)

Bottom Line: In most cases the diagnosis is made with the help of histopathology, due to lack of a characteristic clinical presentation.The most common form is a solitary lesion, but it can be multiple or eruptive, then called infundibulomatose.This case report illustrates a patient with multiple lesions of tumor of the follicular infundibulum with bizarre aspect and atypical location.

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Affiliation: Universidade de Santo Amaro, Santo Amaro, SP, Brazil.

ABSTRACT
Tumor of the follicular infundibulum is a rare benign cutaneous adnexal neoplasm with variable clinical presentation. In most cases the diagnosis is made with the help of histopathology, due to lack of a characteristic clinical presentation. The most common form is a solitary lesion, but it can be multiple or eruptive, then called infundibulomatose. This case report illustrates a patient with multiple lesions of tumor of the follicular infundibulum with bizarre aspect and atypical location.

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Overview of posterior face of lower limbs
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Mentions: A 53-year-old male patient presents multiple star-shaped lesions, discreetly atrophic,hypopigmented with light erythema and surrounding hyperchromia, forming a main plaque of8 cm on the posterior face of right lower limb and other smaller lesions distributedalong the member (Figures 1 and 2).3 He reports that the lesions appeared 38 years ago on the posteriorface of the right leg and progressively spread all over the member. He denied anysymptoms.


Tumor of follicular infundibulum with unique features.

Haddad N, Oliveira Filho Jd, Reis MJ, Michalany AO, Nasser Kda R, Corbett AM - An Bras Dermatol (2014 Nov-Dec)

Overview of posterior face of lower limbs
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f01: Overview of posterior face of lower limbs
Mentions: A 53-year-old male patient presents multiple star-shaped lesions, discreetly atrophic,hypopigmented with light erythema and surrounding hyperchromia, forming a main plaque of8 cm on the posterior face of right lower limb and other smaller lesions distributedalong the member (Figures 1 and 2).3 He reports that the lesions appeared 38 years ago on the posteriorface of the right leg and progressively spread all over the member. He denied anysymptoms.

Bottom Line: In most cases the diagnosis is made with the help of histopathology, due to lack of a characteristic clinical presentation.The most common form is a solitary lesion, but it can be multiple or eruptive, then called infundibulomatose.This case report illustrates a patient with multiple lesions of tumor of the follicular infundibulum with bizarre aspect and atypical location.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Universidade de Santo Amaro, Santo Amaro, SP, Brazil.

ABSTRACT
Tumor of the follicular infundibulum is a rare benign cutaneous adnexal neoplasm with variable clinical presentation. In most cases the diagnosis is made with the help of histopathology, due to lack of a characteristic clinical presentation. The most common form is a solitary lesion, but it can be multiple or eruptive, then called infundibulomatose. This case report illustrates a patient with multiple lesions of tumor of the follicular infundibulum with bizarre aspect and atypical location.

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Related in: MedlinePlus