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Vulvar trichoepithelioma

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Concept ID:
Neoplastic Process
Synonyms: mammalian vulva trichoblastoma; trichoblastoma of mammalian vulva; Vulvar Trichoblastoma; vulvar trichoblastoma; Vulvar Trichoepithelioma; vulvar trichoepithelioma
Monarch Initiative: MONDO:0002201


A benign neoplasm that arises from the vulva and is characterized by the presence of nests of monomorphic basaloid cells forming small cysts that contain keratin. [from NCI]

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CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVVulvar trichoepithelioma

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Baker GM, Selim MA, Hoang MP
Arch Pathol Lab Med 2013 Sep;137(9):1237-46. doi: 10.5858/arpa.2012-0434-OA. PMID: 23991738


Dubois A, Alonso-Sanchez A, Bajaj V, Husain A, Rajan N
JAMA Dermatol 2017 Aug 1;153(8):826-828. doi: 10.1001/jamadermatol.2017.0321. PMID: 28423152Free PMC Article
Pina A, Sauthier P, Rahimi K
J Low Genit Tract Dis 2015 Jan;19(1):e10-2. doi: 10.1097/LGT.0000000000000010. PMID: 24477174
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J Low Genit Tract Dis 2009 Jul;13(3):186-7. doi: 10.1097/LGT.0b013e31818e0c57. PMID: 19550218
Cho D, Woodruff JD
J Reprod Med 1988 Mar;33(3):317-9. PMID: 3361524

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