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International Journal of Medical Research & Health Sciences (IJMRHS)
ISSN: 2319-5886 Indexed in: ESCI (Thomson Reuters)

Abstract

Pilomatrixoma in the Parotid Region - A Case Report

Author(s): Meena Patil, Ravi swami

Pilomatrixoma is a relatively benign cutaneous adnexal neoplasm with differentiation towards the matrix and inner sheath of a normal hair follicle as well as hair cortex. It is commonly seen in head and neck region. We present a case of 49-year-old female presenting with a swelling in the preauricular region. She was referred for Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC). On aspiration, smears showed picture of benign salivary gland neoplasm. However, histopathological diagnosis was pilomatrixoma.


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