pilomatrixoma

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pilomatrixoma pi·lo·ma·trix·o·ma (pī'lō-mā'trĭk-sō'mə)
n.
A benign, often calcified tumor of the skin and the tissue just below the skin, often occurring as a single lesion on the face or upper extremities. Also called Malherbe's calcifying epithelioma.

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