Multiple Large Pilomatricomas in the Setting of Diffuse Epidermal Nevi


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Abstract:  Epidermal nevi are hamartomas arising from the embryonic ectoderm during early embryonic stages, resulting in cutaneous mosaicism. We describe a patient with diffuse epidermal nevi and multiple large pilomatricomas arising near or within epidermal nevi.