Multiple familial trichoepithelioma 1
Other Names for this Disease
- Trichoepithelioma multiple familial 1
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 The lesions are derived from immature hair follicles. They may get bigger over time, but they usually do not ulcerate. Treatment often involves surgery to remove a single lesion and cryosurgery or laser surgery for multiple ones. It is caused by a mutation in the CYLD gene. It is inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion.Multiple familial trichoepithelioma is a rare condition characterized by multiple smooth, round, firm, skin-colored papules that usually occur on the face, but may also occur on the scalp, neck, and trunk.
Last updated: 8/30/2009
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