Case Report

A Rare Cause of Neck Mass: Pilomatrixoma

10.4274/jpr.99705

  • Caner Turan
  • Ali Yurtseven
  • Eylem Ulaş Saz

J Pediatr Res 0;0(0):0-0 [e-Pub]

Pilomatrixoma (Pilomatricoma) (Malherbe’s calcifying epitelioma) although rare, is second most frequent benign skin tumor in childhood. It originates from the hair follicles. It is most commonly seen on the head and neck region, also may be located on the upper extremities. Diagnosis may be confused with other skin tumors and malignancias. In this case, we report a patient who present with a mass on neck and diagnosed as a pilomatrixoma.

Keywords: pilomatricoma,pilomatrixoma,skin tumor,child