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Synonyms for horn

a noisemaker (as at parties or games) that makes a loud noise when you blow through it

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one of the bony outgrowths on the heads of certain ungulates

a noise made by the driver of an automobile to give warning

a high pommel of a Western saddle (usually metal covered with leather)

a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone

any hard protuberance from the head of an organism that is similar to or suggestive of a horn

the material (mostly keratin) that covers the horns of ungulates and forms hooves and claws and nails

a device having the shape of a horn

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an alarm device that makes a loud warning sound

a brass musical instrument consisting of a conical tube that is coiled into a spiral and played by means of valves

stab or pierce with a horn or tusk

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Giant cutaneous horn in an African woman: a case report.
DISSCUSSION: Giant cutaneous horns are keratinous growths on the skin appearing as conical structure, with hard consistency, and smooth surface.
Cutaneous horn hyperkeratosis trichofolliculoma hamartoma hair follicle.
2 We report a case of cutaneous horn overlying a benign tumor trichofolliculoma.
Souza LN, Martins CR, Paula AM: Cutaneous horn occurring on the lip of a child.
Grajek ZW, Opolski M: Giant cutaneous horn on head-case report.
Thus, the important issue when confronted with a cutaneous horn is determining the causative pathologic process.
Several months after removal of the cutaneous horn, the patient could not locate the surgical site, a cosmetically acceptable result to her and her physician (Figure 3).
DISCUSSION WITH REVIEW: A cutaneous horn (Cornu cutaneum) is a protrusion from the skin consisting of cornified material resembling an animal horn in miniature.
The lesion was excised in toto and histopathological examination revealed a cutaneous horn with compact hypperkeratosis and tricholemmal keratinized debris.
INTRODUCTION: A cutaneous horn is a conical projection of hyperkeratotic epidermis.
Triage by appropriate clinicians; Services currently provided under the Minor Surgery DES (national specification) and Community Dermatology LES ( the local specification currently includes benign naevi moles, bowens disease, dermofibroma /histocytoms, epidermoid/ pillar cysts, lipomata,pyogenic granuloma, keratosis, skin tags, skin lesions, viral cutaneous horns, diagnosed and low risk basal cell carcinomas); All dermatology adult and children, elective out-patients (including routine, urgent, 2WW) delivered along integrated pathways between community and hospital settings as appropriate.
Benign lesions include papillomas and cutaneous horns, which are not likely to recur after excision.
Services currently provided under the Minor Surgery DES (national specification) and Community Dermatology LES (the local specification currently includes - benign naevi moles, bowens disease, dermofibroma /histocytoms, epidermoid/ pillar cysts, lipomata,pyogenic granuloma, keratosis, skin tags, skin lesions, viral cutaneous horns, diagnosed and low risk basal cell carcinomas);