Multiple trichoepithelioma occluding both external auditory canals

Carmel O. Bibi, Dan M. Fliss, Ilana Avinoach, Hillel Brenner, Ferrit Tovi

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    Abstract

    Multiple trichoepithelioma is an uncommon skin disease with autosomal dominant transmission. It is characterized by multiple, benign facial skin lesions. These lesions constitute a formidable cosmetic and therapeutic problem. Treatment modalities are numerous and varied. In a few rare cases, confluence of the lesions may result in occlusion of the auditory canal, with consequent loss of hearing. In such cases the treatment of choice should be excision and split‐thickness skin grafting.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)257-260
    Number of pages4
    JournalHead and Neck
    Volume12
    Issue number3
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 1 Jan 1990

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Otorhinolaryngology

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