Pilomatrixoma (calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe).

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Decuypere F.A.G., Theunissen P., Straetmans J. 2014. Pilomatrixoma (calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe). Eur. J. Pediat. Dermatol. 24 (2):82-85.


Decuypere F.A.G. Theunissen P. Straetmans J.
pp. 82-85


Pilomatrixoma or calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe, is a benign skin neoplasm that embryologically arises from hair follicle matrix cells. A case of pilomatrixoma was reported in a 5-year-old little girl and the diagnosis difficulties were underlined.


Pilomatrixoma, Malherbe’s calcifying epithelioma