A Case of Desmoplastic Trichoepithelioma Associated with Syringomas

Eul Sang Hwang, Hwa Jung Ryu, Dong Soo Yu, Hae Jun Song, Chil Hwan Oh

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Desmoplastic trichoepithelioma is a rare benign adnexal tumor that usually presents as an asymptomatic, firm, annular plaque. It most commonly occurs on sun-exposed areas in middle-aged women, especially on the face. Patients typically give a history of a single, slow-growing lesion that has been present for several years. The diagnosis of desmoplastic trichoepithelioma can be made when a triad of microscopic findings are observed in combination with a compatible clinical picture. We herein report a case of desmoplastic trichoepithelioma associated with syringomas on the face of a young woman.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1650-1653
Number of pages4
JournalKorean Journal of Dermatology
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Dec


  • Desmoplastic trichoepithelioma
  • Syringoma

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology

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