By Gary M. White, MD
The trichofolliculoma is a benign adnexal tumor appearing as a solitary papule with a tuft of hairs.
- There is no association with any syndromes.
The trichofolliculoma--also known as a hair follicle nevus-- is an adnexal tumor of the hair follicle. A flesh-colored papule on the face with a central tuft of white, wispy hairs is characteristic.
Simple excision or destruction after biopsy is appropriate.
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