By Gary M. White, MD

Fiborepithelioma of Pinkus

The fiborepithelioma of Pinkus (FOP) is considered by most a variant of basal cell carcinoma.


The FOP usually presents as a solitary lesion on the trunk or extremities, but with a predilection for the low back. It is usually a red or pink solitary papulonodule or plaque.


Treatment appropriate for a basal cell carcinoma is indicated, e.g. curettage and electrodesiccation or surgery.

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Fiborepithelioma of Pinkus


Dermatol. Argent., 2015, 21 (2): 146-148


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