CYLINDROMA

By Gary M. White, MD

Cylindroma


The cylindroma is a benign adnexal tumor of eccrine differentiation that usually occurs on the scalp.

Clinical

The cylindroma usually presents as a firm, dermal nodule on the scalp in an adult.

Treatment

Individual tumors may be excised.

Additional Pictures

Courtesy Michael O. Murphy, MD
Multiple cylindromas Cylindroma

References

Multiple facial cylindromas: A case report. Kumar et al. Dermatology Online Journal 18 (2): 8

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