By Gary M. White, MD


The trichofolliculoma is a benign adnexal tumor appearing as a solitary papule with a tuft of hairs.


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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