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