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VOLUME 6 , ISSUE 3 ( September-December, 2013 ) > List of Articles


Trichofolliculoma of the Nose: A Rare Disease

AK Agarwal, JC Passey, Tripti Brar, Shilpi Dabas, Nikhil Arora

Keywords : Trichofolliculoma,Nasal,Hamartoma

Citation Information : Agarwal A, Passey J, Brar T, Dabas S, Arora N. Trichofolliculoma of the Nose: A Rare Disease. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2013; 6 (3):152-153.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1178

Published Online: 01-12-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).



The author wants to present a rare case of trichofolliculoma of nose.

Patients and methods

Clinical presentation, radiology, histopathological findings and management of the case has been presented.


Patient has been on regular follow-up and planned for plastic reconstruction.


Trichofolliculoma, a benign hamortomatous lesion that develops at any age, usually presenting as a skin-colored nodule, correct histopathological diagnosis and treatment therefore, can lead to total removal of the benign lesion.

How to cite this article

Brar T, Passey JC, Dabas S, Agarwal AK, Arora N. Trichofolliculoma of the Nose: A Rare Disease. Clin Rhinol An Int J 2013;6(3):152-153.

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