FIBROEPITHELIOMA OF PINKUS
By Gary M. White, MD
The fiborepithelioma of Pinkus (FOP) is considered by most a variant of basal cell carcinoma.
- The most common age of the patient is between 40 and 60 years.
- There is equal sex incidence.
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.
Dermatol. Argent., 2015, 21 (2): 146-148
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