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Melanocytic Matricoma

MedGen UID:
1693105
Concept ID:
C5230949
Neoplastic Process
Synonym: Melanocytic matricoma
SNOMED CT: Melanocytic matricoma (816971006)

Definition

A rare benign pilar tumor with numerous intratumoral pigmented dendritic melanocytes. It typically affects elderly men. The most common location is the head and neck, followed by the trunk and the limbs. It manifests as a small, pigmented, purple or brownish-black papule or nodule. (WHO 2018) [from NCI]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVMelanocytic Matricoma

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Tallon B, Cerroni L
Am J Dermatopathol 2010 Dec;32(8):769-73. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e3181d88d15. PMID: 20881831
Jani P, Chetty R, Ghazarian DM
Am J Dermatopathol 2008 Apr;30(2):174-7. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e318165b8fe. PMID: 18360125

Diagnosis

Feoli F, Stieber D, Bormans A, Corsten M
Am J Dermatopathol 2023 Oct 1;45(10):712-717. Epub 2023 Jul 11 doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000002494. PMID: 37462164
Melson GJ, Hong SG, Brem CE
J Dermatol 2022 Nov;49(11):1193-1197. Epub 2022 Jul 30 doi: 10.1111/1346-8138.16536. PMID: 35906811
Winter RP, King R, Marghoob AA, Radack K
Australas J Dermatol 2020 Feb;61(1):e77-e78. Epub 2019 Nov 20 doi: 10.1111/ajd.13202. PMID: 31747716Free PMC Article
Ardakani NM, Palmer DL, Wood BA
Am J Dermatopathol 2016 Jan;38(1):33-8. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000000329. PMID: 26730694
Cartaginese F, Sidoni A
Histol Histopathol 2010 Jun;25(6):713-7. doi: 10.14670/HH-25.713. PMID: 20376777

Therapy

Leonard N, Wilson N, Calonje JE
Am J Dermatopathol 2009 Jul;31(5):495-8. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e31819b4077. PMID: 19542930

Prognosis

Pagliarello C, Stanganelli I, Ricci R, Feliciani C, Di Nuzzo S
Acta Derm Venereol 2017 Nov 15;97(10):1261-1262. doi: 10.2340/00015555-2740. PMID: 28660282
Rodić N, Taube JM, Manson P, Patel M, Patterson JW, Erdag G
Am J Dermatopathol 2013 Jun;35(4):e72-6. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e31827d989c. PMID: 23694829
Tallon B, Cerroni L
Am J Dermatopathol 2010 Dec;32(8):769-73. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e3181d88d15. PMID: 20881831
Jani P, Chetty R, Ghazarian DM
Am J Dermatopathol 2008 Apr;30(2):174-7. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e318165b8fe. PMID: 18360125
Carlson JA, Healy K, Slominski A, Mihm MC Jr
Am J Dermatopathol 1999 Aug;21(4):344-9. doi: 10.1097/00000372-199908000-00006. PMID: 10446775

Clinical prediction guides

Nogales-Moro A, Pinilla-Pagnon I, Silvestre-Torner N, Romero-Jiménez B, García de Casasola-Rodríguez G, Chao-Crecente M
Am J Dermatopathol 2023 Jun 1;45(6):400-408. Epub 2023 Apr 10 doi: 10.1097/DAD.0000000000002427. PMID: 37073985
Pagliarello C, Stanganelli I, Ricci R, Feliciani C, Di Nuzzo S
Acta Derm Venereol 2017 Nov 15;97(10):1261-1262. doi: 10.2340/00015555-2740. PMID: 28660282
Rodić N, Taube JM, Manson P, Patel M, Patterson JW, Erdag G
Am J Dermatopathol 2013 Jun;35(4):e72-6. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e31827d989c. PMID: 23694829
Tallon B, Cerroni L
Am J Dermatopathol 2010 Dec;32(8):769-73. doi: 10.1097/DAD.0b013e3181d88d15. PMID: 20881831

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