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CASE REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 207-208

A case of pilomatrixoma misdiagnosed as metastatic carcinoma on fine needle aspiration cytology


Department of Pathology, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India

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T R Preethi
Department of Pathology, Regional Cancer Centre, Thiruvananthapuram - 695011, Kerala
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9371.41900

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We report a case of pilomatrixoma of the posterior triangle of the neck in a twenty-eight year old gentleman, which was suspected as metastatic carcinoma on fine needle aspiration cytology. The cytomorphological features of pilomatrixoma and major pitfalls in diagnosis are also discussed.


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