epithelioma

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a malignant tumor of the epithelial tissue

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Giant calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe (pilomatrixoma): Imaging features.
Pilomatricoma (PM; calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe) is a benign tumor originating from the matrix of the hair follicles (1).
(1) He rolled up his sleeve and brought my fingers to feel a firm, painless, movable, subcutaneous forearm nodule, which he diagnosed as "calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe" (pilomatrixoma).
Malherbe and Chenatais first described the tumor in 1880 as a "calcified epithelioma of Malherbe" from sebaceous glands, but in 1961, Forbis and Helwig proved that the tumor originates from the hair matrix.
(1) The tumor was first described in 1880 by Malherbe and Chenantais, who believed that it arose from the sebaceous gland and called it as calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe. (2) In 1922, Dubreuilh and Cazenave described its unique histopathology consisting of basaloid cells and shadow/ghost cells.
Malherbe and Chenantais first described pilomatricoma in 1880 as a benign subcutaneous neoplasm thought to arise from sebaceous glands, and thus it came to be known as a calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe [4].
(5.) Tsoitis G, Mandineos C, Kanitakis JC: Perforating calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe with a rapid evolution.
Pilomatricoma, also referred to as pilomatrixoma and calcifying epithelioma of Malherbe, is a benign dermal-subcutaneous tumor derived from the matrix of the hair follicle.