A large helmet-shaped proliferating trichilemmal tumor of the scalp: Is definitive radiotherapy the treatment? A case report

Abstract Background Benign proliferating trichilemmal tumors (PTTs) are a rare entity that arises from the outer root sheath of a hair follicle. They range from a benign PTT that recurs locally to the more aggressive malignant PTT that, in addition to recurring locally, has the potential for metasta...

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Main Authors: Haresh Kunhi Parambeth, Nava Udhayam, Shipra Agarwal, Subhash Gupta, Prashanth Giridhar, Gour Kishor Rath
Format: Article
Published: SpringerOpen 2019-12-01
Series:Journal of the Egyptian National Cancer Institute
Online Access:https://doi.org/10.1186/s43046-019-0007-y