How is pilomatrixoma treated?

Updated: Jan 30, 2020
  • Author: Ginard I Henry, MD; Chief Editor: Gregory Gary Caputy, MD, PhD, FICS  more...
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Simple surgical excision is the cornerstone of treatment. The lesion has a friable capsule. While extremely rare, a malignant counterpart has been named the malignant pilomatrixoma or pilomatrix carcinoma.


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