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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 58  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 245

A generalized multiple cutaneous piloleiomyomatosis in a young male: Rare case report


Department of Dermatology, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Mangalore, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Mohan H Kudur
Department of Dermatology, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Mukka, Surathkal, Mangalore - 576 104, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5154.110881

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Cutaneous piloleiomyoma is a rare benign tumor of skin originating from skeletal muscle of arrector pili attached to hair follicle. It can be single or multiple, solitary piloleiomyoma are common over genitalia. Multiple cutaneous piloleiomyomas are rare and they can cause pain on exposure to cold or with emotional disturbance. The prognosis of cutaneous piloleiomyomas after surgical excision is good. Here, we present a rare case of generalized multiple cutaneous piloleiomyoma in a young male.


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