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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 132-134

Nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis associated with trichofolliculoma: An uncommon duet of rare pathologies

1 Department of Pathology, Nazareth Hospital, Shillong, Meghalaya, India
2 Department of Surgery, Nazareth Hospital, Shillong, Meghalaya, India

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Dr. Harveen Kaur Gulati
Department of Pathology, Nazareth Hospital, Laitumkhrah, Shillong - 793 003, Meghalaya
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijt.ijt_21_20

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Nevus lipomatosus cutaneous superficialis (NLCS) and trichofolliculoma (TF) are both rare cutaneous hamartomatous lesions. However, the coexistence of NLCS and TF as a single lesion has been reported only in two other cases, that too in middle-aged individuals. We report the first case of NLCS associated with TF in pediatric age group and also, to the best of our knowledge, the first case reported from India.

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