- The trichoblastic carcinoma (TC) is a very rare neoplasm that is thought to develop from a trichoblastoma after a long period of evolution.
- Distinguishing histologically a TC from a [basal cell carcinoma]basal_cell_carcinoma.html) can be difficult.
Complete surgical excision is the treatment of choice. For metastatic or unresectable TC, vismodegib can produce a significant clinical response--see below [British Journal of Dermatology 2015;173;1059–1062].
A large trichoblastic carcinoma of the hip causing metastatic disease before and 13 months after treatment with vismodegib. British Journal of Dermatology 2015;173;1059–1062
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