Brookes tumour

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Brookes tumour --> trichoepithelioma

(Science: tumour) multiple small benign nodules, occurring mostly on the skin of the face, derived from basal cells of hair follicles enclosing small keratin cysts; frequent autosomal dominant inheritance.

Synonym: acanthoma adenoides cysticum, brookes tumour, epithelioma adenoides cysticum, hereditary multiple trichoepithelioma.

Origin: tricho-_ epithelioma