Cutaneous horn (Cornu cutaneum) is a relatively uncommon lesion consisting of a projectile, conical, dense, hyperkeratotic nodule, which resembles the horn of an animal.
A cutaneous horn (Cornu cutaneum) is a protrusion from the skin consisting of cornified material resembling an animal horn in miniature.
Cutaneous horn hyperkeratosis trichofolliculoma hamartoma hair follicle.
Cutaneous horns occur mostly on sun exposed areas but are not that commonly seen.1 Still they are important because they are manifestations of an underlying dermatological condition which could be benign or malignant.
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).
A facial cutaneous horn
. Cleve Clin J Med, Feb 2009; 76(2): 92-5.
The lesion was excised in toto and histopathological examination revealed a cutaneous horn
with compact hypperkeratosis and tricholemmal keratinized debris.
The clinical examination demonstrated a cone-shaped cutaneous horn
INTRODUCTION: A cutaneous horn
is a conical projection of hyperkeratotic epidermis.
A histopathological study of 643 cutaneous horns
. British Journal of Dermatology, v.124, n.5, p.449-452, 1991.
Benign lesions include papillomas and cutaneous horns
, which are not likely to recur after excision.