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CASE REPORT
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 36-37

Pilomatrixoma of earlobe


1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hedi Chaker Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia
2 Department of Pathology, Habib Bourguiba Hospital, Sfax, Tunisia

Correspondence Address:
Mohamed Jallouli
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Hedi Chaker Hospital. 3029, Sfax
Tunisia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0974-2077.53099

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Pilomatrixomas are uncommon in children and are frequently misdiagnosed preoperatively. We report a two-year-old female patient with an unusual localization in the earlobe. The lesion was treated by simple enucleation and in two years of follow-up there has been no evidence of recurrence. The case is being reported in view of its rarity and unusual location.


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