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Image Number 1963 (Periungual fibroma)


Diagnosis: Periungual fibroma

Site: Finger

Sex: F

Age: 15


Description: Periungual fibromas

Submitted by: Shahbaz Janjua

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Differential Diagnosis


One of the major features of tuberous sclerosis, periungual fibromas also known as Koenen tumors, are smooth, firm, flesh colored digitate papules arising  from the nail folds. These are usually noted around puberty and may increase in frequency as the patient ages.

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