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New Indian Journal of Surgery

Volume  12, Issue 2, April-June 2021, Pages 51-54

 

Case Report

Perforating Pilomatrixoma of The Male Breast, A Rare Lesion Simulating Breast Cancer: A Case Report
Bhavuray Teli1 , Dr Ashok Mallapur2, Dr Yashaswini M3, Dr Vishwanath G4, Dr Sandeep Chinnapur5, Dr Geetanjali M Katageri6
1,5Associate Professor, 2Professor and Dean, 3Post Graduate Student, 4Professor, Department of General Surgery, 6Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, S Nijalingappa Medical College & Hanagal Shree Kumareshwar Hospital & Research Centre, Bagalkot 587103, Karnataka, India.
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https://dx.doi.org/10.21088/nijs.0976.4747.12221.8

Abstract

 

Pilomatrixoma is a rare benign skin appendage tumor of hair matrix origin. It is commonly seen in the first two decades of life, most often presenting on the face, neck or upper extremities. Pilomatrixoma of the breast is uncommon, and can mimic breast malignancy. Male breast Pilomatrixomas an extremely rare entity with only 9 cases reported in
English literature. We report a rare presentation of perforating Pilomatrixoma of the breast in a male patient aged 35 years.
Keywords: Pilomatrixoma; Male breast; Calcifying epithelioma; Pilomatricoma.
 


Corresponding Author : Dr Yashaswini M, Post Graduate Student, Department of General Surgery, S Nijalingappa Medical College & Hanagal Shree Kumareshwar Hospital & Research Centre, Bagalkot 587103, Karnataka, India.