FIBROFOLLICULOMAS

By Gary M. White, MD

Fibrofolliculomas


The fibrofolliculoma is another cutaneous neoplasm that in the solitary form [JAAD 1984;11;361] is not inherited but when multiple [JAAD 1984;17;493], may be inherited in an autosomal dominant fashion. When multiple, it may be a part of the Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome.

Clinical

A flesh-colored papule with a central depression or plug is characteristic.

Treatment

See Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome for treatment options.

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