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warty dyskeratoma

 

Definition: a benign solitary tumor of the skin, usually of the scalp, face, or neck, with a central keratotic plug; it appears to arise from a hair follicle, and microscopically resembles a lesion of keratosis follicularis but is larger, with more extensive epithelial downgrowth.

Synonym(s): isolated dyskeratosis follicularis

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