64. Cylindromatosis (turban tumour)

Last updated on May 13, 2019 at 12:51

Organ: Scalp

Description:

Many white benign tumors arise from the scalp.

Diagnosis: Cylindromatosis

Causes:

  • Cylindromatosis

Theory:

A cylindroma is a benign tumor of the apocrine sweat glands. They’re usually solitary, but they can be multiple in people suffering from the genetic syndrome cylindromatosis, which forms this morphology. It’s also called “turban tumor”.

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