Malignant Proliferating Trichilemmal Tumour of the Scalp with Intra-Cranial Extension and Lung Metastasis-a Case Report.
Indian J Surg 2016 Dec 15;78(6):493-495. Epub 2016 Jan 15.
Department of Surgery, K S Hegde Medical Academy, Mangalore, India.
Malignant proliferating trichilemmal tumour (MPTT) is a rare cutaneous tumour predominantly affecting the scalp, eyelids, neck and face of elderly women. It is a large, solitary, multilobulated lesion that may arise within a pilar cyst. These tumours are largely benign, often cystic and are characterized by trichilemmal keratinisation. Read More