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Image Number 302 (Cylindroma)

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Diagnosis: Cylindroma

Site: Scalp

Sex: F

Age: 54

Type: Clinical and Histology

Description: Cylindrical masses of epithelial cells surrounded by a hyaline sheath

Submitted by: Ian McColl

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Differential Diagnosis

History: Cylindromas can be solitary or multiple as in this case.The multiple types are usually inherited as an autosomal dominant disorder and may be associated with facial trichoepitheliomas.Multiple cylindromas in the scalp are known as Turban tumours.They very rarely show malignant transformation.

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